Jassim Alseddiqi

Chairman

Jassim Alseddiqi is the Chairman of GFH Financial Group and the Group Chief Executive Officer of SHUAA Capital, the leading asset management and investment banking platform, with c. USD 14 billion in assets under management.

With 16 years of experience, Jassim is known for his dynamic and innovative approach, having pioneered many investment strategies in the region. He is also the Chairman of Islamic Arab Insurance Company (SALAMA), Eshraq Investments, Khaleeji Commercial Bank and The Entertainer. He also serves on the boards of First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), ADNOC Distribution and Dana Gas.

Jassim holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. He has also served as a noted lecturer at the Abu Dhabi-based The Petroleum Institute.