Hesham Hashem Al Gassab
Executive Director - Investment
Hesham has over twelve years’ experience in investments. Prior to joining Tadhamon Capital in March 2009, he was Senior Principal - Real Estate Investments at RealCapita, Bahrain; and Principal - Real Estate Investments at Al Khaleej Development Company (Tameer). He has been a member of teams responsible for structuring investment funds dedicated to the development of a US$ 12 billion industrial and logistics park in Bahrain; a social housing development programme in the Kingdom of Morocco valued more than US$ 400 million; and a US$ 200 million waterfront mixed- use real estate development in Bahrain. He was also involved in establishing a specialised US$ 50 million mortgage finance company in Bahrain; incorporating a US$ 25 million theme park development company in Bahrain; and a real estate development company in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. Hesham holds a BSc in Banking & Finance from the University of Bahrain.
Zainab Abdulla Ahmed
Principal - Investment
Zainab Ahmed has over 13 years’ experience in Investments, financial control and auditing. Prior to joining Tadhamon Capital in 2009, she was Manager - Financial Control, then Associate Vice President - Private Equity, at Addax Bank, Bahrain. Zainab was actively involved in deal screening, financial modelling, due diligence, and post-acquisition monitoring of portfolio companies. Before this, she was an Associate with KPMG in Bahrain, where she was involved in auditing clients in the banking, retail and manufacturing sectors. A Member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants - UK, Zainab holds a BSc in Accounting from the University of Bahrain.
Principal - Investment
Ahmed Alalwan has over Eight years’ experience in real estate. Prior to joining Tadhamon Capital in April 2011, he worked at Real Capita as a Real Estate Investment Manager, where he was involved in establishing and managing real estate projects worth over US$ 250 million in the Middle East and Europe. Before this, he was a Real Estate Sales Consultant at the Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait. While at Tadhamon, Ahmed has been actively involved in the acquisition and management of a number of real estate investments, including Athena Hall (Ipswich, UK) and Paris Gardens (London, UK). Ahmed holds a BA degree in Business Computing from the University of Sunderland, UK.
Senior Associate - Investment
Mr. Khalid Jaffer is responsible for facilitating the investment queries process between portfolio managers and investors. Prior to joining Tadhamon Capital in January 2013, he spent almost six years in the Financial Control Department at Arab Bank, where his main duties were in the area of reporting and analysis. His responsibilities covered profitability reporting of the Bank, ratios analysis reports, client exposure reports, and budgeting requirements; together with preparing reports for the Central Bank of Bahrain and the Central Bank of Jordan. Khalid holds a Master’s degree in Science of Finance from DePaul University, Chicago, USA; and a Bachelor’s degree in BIS from the University of Bahrain.