ALTSME is an education-focused alternative investment event designed to bring the investor community together for a full day of dialogue and discussion on the most relevant topics facing investors and managers today.
ALTSME is developed and led by the CAIA Association and is a hot spot for those seeking the very latest in alternative investment news and developments. ALTSME is specifically designed to provide relevant, education-focused content for individuals who manage, advise, allocate to, or oversee alternative investments. With leading allocating and management firms, the agenda will include topics such as global asset allocation, risk management, private markets, real assets, alternative beta strategies, private equity, hedge funds, ESG, crypto, and more.
Mishal Hamed Kanoo, Chairman, Kanoo Group
Mr. Mishal Kanoo is one of the most iconic business figures in the Middle East and has a reputation as a futurist and strategist with a strong track record in forecasting economic developments in the region. Mr. Kanoo currently serves as the Chairman of The Kanoo Group, one of the largest, longest running and independent family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region. Furthermore, he is a professional and motivational speaker, writes articles for local and regional media, is published in business journals on a regular basis, and holds chief positions as Chairman/Director of various reputable companies, including Gulf Capital, KHK & Partners Limited, Dalma Capital, Johnson Arabia LLC and KAAF Investments.
Mishal Kanoo tries to help people reach their professional dreams. The excitement of helping others achieve their goals, both big or small, is what drives him. Playing a role in bettering people's lives is a great instigator for doing what he does. Kanoo has been investing on a personal and company level since 1991.
Mishal Kanoo adheres to family values and ideals in pursuit of quality and excellence. Over the years, the Kanoo family has always been associated with the progress and development of the entire region combined with a sense of philanthropy.
Mishal grew up in the United Arab Emirates and finished his early schooling in Dubai. Thereafter he obtained two MBAs, one in finance from the University of St. Thomas, in Texas, and one from the American University of Sharjah. He began his professional career within the family business before going to university to get his first Master’s Degree. He then worked as an auditor outside his family business with Arthur Andersen in Dubai, before Re-joining The Kanoo Group in 1997 as the Deputy Chairman.
Omar Al Handal, Managing Director, Al Handal Group
Omar is a results-driven, flexible and solutions-oriented professional, current Managing Director of the Al Handal International Group. Throughout his career, he has learned from his family the value of hard work, keeping family spirit and principles in line with business success. As a business leader, Omar is always looking in ways to improve the communities he serves, through corporate social responsibility plans and sustainability practices throughout the organization processes.
His educational background includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management from American University in Dubai, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Canadian University in Dubai and a Certificate in Financial Accounting from the Harvard Business School.
Mark Burbach, Chief Investment Officer, Abu Dhabi Pension Fund
Mark Burbach is an international investment management professional with more than 20 years of experience in managing assets of pension funds. He is Chief Investment Officer of Abu Dhabi Pension Fund in Abu Dhabi. Responsible for developing the investment department and overseeing the investment management process. Particular focus is establishing skilled investment teams, strong strategic asset allocation planning and improve outcomes of bottom-up implementation of investment strategies by in-house skills of external managers selection. Previously he was Chief Investment Officer of Osool Asset Management in Bahrain (since 2017) and of Blue Sky Group in The Netherlands (since 2009). Before that, he was Chief Investment Officer of TNO pension fund, investment manager at HBG pension fund and started his professional career in private banking in The Netherlands.
Mark is a member of the Global Investment Board of AIMA and previously served on boards and investment committees of 3 pension funds.
Having expertise in managing pension fund assets he possesses strong knowledge of the dynamics of pension fund investing, portfolio construction, manager selection, working with boards of trustees and building and managing investment departments. Investment experience ranges from understanding liability structures and Asset-Liability Management with application of immunization and protection strategies towards return generating strategies in public and private securities.
Mr. Burbach holds a MSc degree in Business Administration from the faculty of Economic Sciences of University of Groningen. He attended the executive program Mobilizing People at IMD Lausanne and Essentials of Leadership at London Business School.
Adam Malouf Chief Investment Officer Knowledge Fund
Elena Manola-Bonthond Chief Investment Officer Pension Fund of CERN
Alessandra Festini Tactical Asset Allocation and ESG Manager Cassa Nazionale Di Previdenza E Assistenza Forense
Vignesh Vijayakumar Director—Chief Operating and Financial Officer Miras Family Office
Abdulrahman Albogami Head of Credit for The Private Banking and Wealth Management Group Bank AlJazira
Sonali Goila Head of Venture Capital and Private Equity Panthera Investments
Areije Al Shakar Senior Vice President, Head of Innovation Bahrain Development Bank
Eline Sleurink Head of UK & Ireland and Middle East, Signatory Relations PRI
Zia ul Rab Siddiqui Director—Investments and Partnerships Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP)
Karim El Solh Co-Founder and Chief Executive Gulf Capital
Erik van Dijk Co-Founder EMFM Advisors
William J. Kelly, CAIA Chief Executive Officer CAIA
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PRIVATE EQUITY AND VENTURE
Uncertainty makes it difficult to determine value in potential acquisitions and we will cover the importance of vintage diversification in uncertain times.
Creating a dialogue around the opportunities in this volatile market through digital assets, especially cryptocurrencies
REAL ESTATES, ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE, and ESG
As ESG continues to be important to institutional investors, family offices, wealth managers and private banks, investors will discuss the game plan and framework in these asset classes.
Institutional Portfolio Construction
Taking a future-gazing approach to issues from expanding on quant-driven inhouse capabilities to developing direct investment functions — and answer the question: What does an alternatives-driven portfolio of 2030 look like?
Macroeconomics & Global Trends
Comparing and contrasting global macro conditions and investment performance.
|Service Providers||2,500.00 USD||10/12/23|
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, 75880, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
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