Mustafa Abdel-Wadood,

Managing Partner and Global Head of Private Equity, Abraaj Capital

UAE

Mustafa Abdel-Wadood oversees The Abraaj Group’s investment activities across the various geographies. He is a Board Member of The Abraaj Group and Chairman of the Management Executive Committee.

He joined from EFG-Hermes, where he was Chief Executive Officer for the UAE. Before this, he co-founded Sigma Capital and served as its Managing Director. Prior to that he spent eight years at Orascom Group as Director of Development and Investments. Mr Abdel-Wadood has served on the Boards of several publicly listed and private companies.

In 2002, the World Economic Forum named Mr Abdel-Wadood a ‘Global Leader for Tomorrow’ and in 2007 named him a ‘Young Global Leader’. He is also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization.

He graduated in Business Administration from American University and holds an MBA from Georgetown University.