Bader Ghanim Al-Ghanim

Chairman

Bader Ghanim Al-Ghanim

Chairman

Mr. Al-Ghanim studied at Boston University, USA, where he received a Bachelor's degree in both Arts, Economics department, and Science, Electrical Engineering department.
He has over 19 years of experience in investment consultancy, fund management and third party's portfolios. He began his career with the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) as an assistant financial analyst. He then joined the Term-Trading Department at Kuwait & Middle East Financial Investment Company to help manage the region's first term-trading operations. He later joined the Kuwait Financial Center where he contributed to structuring "Forsa" Financial Fund, which is the first derivatives fund in Kuwait and the GCC. He also established and managed the first GCC fund launched by the company.
Then he joined Kuwait & Middle East Financial Investment Company again as General Manager of Asset Management in the GCC. Mr. Al-Ghanim Bader joined Global Investment House in 2010, where he held several executive and senior management positions and is currently the Executive Vice-President of Middle East & North Africa Assets Management. In addition, he is acting CEO for Global Investment House (Global) in KSA.
Mr. Al-Ghanim has joined Oula Wasata in 2015 as Vice Chairman. In September 2019, he became the Chairman. During his career, he served on many boards of local and regional financial and investment companies. He is currently holding position of Vice Chairman for Al Manar Financing & Leasing Company.

Fahad Faisal Al-Refae

Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Fahad Faisal Al-Refae

Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Fahad Al-Refae studied at the University of Denver, USA, and received a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Economics department, and Bachelor of Finance.
Mr. Al-Refae has more than 20 years of experience in the field of brokerage, business development and investment banking. He joined Oula Wasata in 2008 as a Chairman and Managing Director, after that he held the position of Chairman & CEO. Then he served as CEO from 2014. In September 2019, he became a board member of Oula Wasata, and is currently Vice Chairman & CEO. 
Prior to joining Oula Wasata he worked for Global Investment House (Global) where he joined in 2003. He started as a financial analyst in the business development department and stayed there for three years. He then moved to banking and investment sector where he served for five years. Mr. Fahad Al-Refae was also Vice Chairman of Dubai First Real Estate Development Company and a former Board Member of Qatar First Real Estate Development Company. 
Previously, he held positions with Morgan Stanley as well as the Kuwait Investment Authority.

Abdulaziz Khaled Al-Abdulrazaq

Board Member

Abdulaziz Khaled Al-Abdulrazaq

Board Member

Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Abdul Razzaq received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University, USA.
He has over 20 years of experience in the field of investment and has been working with Global Investment House since 2000. He held several positions until he became a Senior Vice President of Wealth Department as a Certified Wealth Manager.
Prior to that, Mr. Al-Abdulrazaq worked as a senior Trader at Bayan Investment Company for local and GCC asset management where he worked for two years. He has spent 3 years as an Investment manager in local and GCC asset management with KFTCIC, which became Kuwait Investment Company (after the merger).
Mr. Al-Abdul Razzaq joined Oula Wasata board of directors in 2013. He also served as Vice Chairman of Al-Fajer Re-Takaful Company and has previously served on the Board of Directors of Argan Real Estate Company, Noran Holding Company and Global Sudan. He has also served as a member of the Advisory Board of Al Jouan Investment Company.

Abdullatif Faisal Al-Khaled

Board Member

Abdullatif Faisal Al-Khaled

Board Member

Abdullatif Al-Khaled obtained his BA in Finance from the University of San Diego and his MBA from Instituto de Empressa (IE Business School, Madrid).
Mr. Al-Khaled has 6+ years of experience in the field of investment and has been working with Global Investment House since 2016. He has M&A, Equity Capital Markets, and Debt Capital Markets experience and covered more than 50 transactions ranging from USD10-300 million in value in the GCC and MENA region in multiple industries, including, but not limited to: F&B, banking and financial services, contracting, manufacturing, logistics, trade, real estate, retail, healthcare, education, and hospitality.
Before joining Global, he worked as an equities margin dealer at Noor Financial Investment Company in Boursa Kuwait. Thereafter, he joined the company’s Private Equity department engaging in regional and international investments. He participated in monitoring, analyzing, and valuating transactions including Noor’s equity stake transaction in the $1 billion Galleria Mall project in Almaryah Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Fawaz Abdulaziz Al-Roudan

Independent Member

Fawaz Abdulaziz Al-Roudan

Independent Member

Mr. Fawaz Al-Roudan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in International Business from Gulf University for Science & Technology, Kuwait.
Mr. Al-Roudan has 12+ years of experience in managing portfolios, funds and Brokerage firm, he held several positions in reputable Kuwaiti Financial Institutions.
Currently Mr. Al-Roudan holding the position of Managing Director of Ilimits Kuwait Company. Prior to that, he worked with Oula Wasata from 2014 till 2018, during this period he held several executive and supervisory positions, as Senior Head of Business Development & Institutional Sales, then Senior Head of Trading Department. In Jul 2015 he got promoted as Deputy Chief Executive Officer till he left Oula Wasata in Jan 2018.
Also, he worked in Kuwait Pillars for financial Investments (Strategia Investment Company previously), from 2007 till 2013 as Assistant Vice President in Local & Regional Investment Division.
In May 2019 Mr. Al-Roudan became Independent Board member for Oula Wasata.
During his career, he served in many boards of regional financial and investment companies, where he served as Board Member in Global Investment House – Jordan form 2017 till 2019, during this period he held the positions of Chairman and Vice Chairman. Also, he is former Board Member in Lotus Financial Investment Company.