Management Team


Thomas Chacko
Thomas Chacko
Sr Director & Co Head of Investor Relations Team

Thomas Chacko
Sr Director & Co Head of Investor Relations Team

“Thomas ” has more than  18 ” years of experience in the Insurance and Financial services  sector in UAE and 24 years overall  work experience . Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, “Thomas ” previously  worked as an Unit Head Liability & Priority  at “ADIB Expatriate Banking& Barclays UAE  ” focusing on “Wealth Management , Insurance and Priority  Banking, Branch Banking   and management”.His experience also includes stints in   National Bank of Fujairah and Citi Bank  in the UAE. “Thomas ” graduated from “St Xaviers College and has completed  certifications from CISI UK.

Rola Azab
Rola Azab
Senior Director
Private Equity / Placements

Rola Azab
Senior Director
Private Equity / Placements

Rola Azab has more than 15 years’ experience in the private equity/ private placement, and fund raising field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Rola worked at InvestCorp, Royal Bank of Canada, HSBC, and ADCB focusing on the fund raising, as well as UHNW/ family offices/ institutional client management, covering the GCC and the MENA region. Rola graduated from Concordia university, and currently working on her CFA.

Ahmad Afyouni
Ahmad Afyouni
Senior Vice President
Investor Relations

Ahmad Afyouni
Senior Vice President
Investor Relations

Ahmad has more than 8 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Ahmad worked at “ADIB-Private Banking as a private banker” focusing on Relationship Management and Advisory of HNWI. “Ahmad” has a Bachelor in Business Management from MUT university in Tripoli-Lebanon and holds many Wealth Management and capital markets Certifications.

Omar Haroon
Omar Haroon
Vice President
Investor Relations

Omar Haroon
Vice President
Investor Relations

Omar Haroon has more than 9 years of experience in the Wealth Management field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Omar Haroon worked at Standard Chartered Bank focusing on Wealth Management-Priority Clients. Omar Haroon graduated from University of Karachi-Pakistan

 
 
Farah Mokdad
Farah Mokdad
Vice President
Investor Relations

Farah Mokdad
Vice President
Investor Relations

Farah Mokdad has more than 7 years of experience in the in Investment banking and Financial Services Market field in Paris. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Farah worked at Mondial Dubai LLC focusing on Asset allocation, advisory and consultancy. Farah Mokdad holds a Master degree in Banking and Finance from Universite Paris Dauphine and certifications from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments.

Pinkush Aggarwal
Pinkush Aggarwal
Vice President
Investor Relations

Pinkush Aggarwal
Vice President
Investor Relations

Pinkush Aggarwal has more than 12 years of experience ranging from Private banking and Wealth management to entrepreneurship in the SME sector. Before joining Al Masah Capital, Pinkush has worked with Citibank, Standard Chartered Private Bank and ICICI Bank. Pinkush has a Bachelors in Commerce and Master`s degree in Business Management.

Rajiv Sharma
Rajiv Sharma
Vice President
Investor relations

Rajiv Sharma
Vice President
Investor relations

Rajiv Sharma has more than 20 years of experience in the Banking, Investments, wealth management, and retail field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Rajiv Sharma worked at  various Senior Management assignments at Religare Macquarie, Deutsche Bank and Standard Chartered Bank in India. focusing on sales, strategic planning, relationship management and training. Rajiv Sharma graduated from  Shimla University and has a bachelor’s Degree in Commerce. 

Neha Varma
Neha Varma
Vice President
Investor Relations

Neha Varma
Vice President
Investor Relations

Neha Varma has more than six years of experience in the Insurance field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Neha worked at UAP Insurance (Kenya), Business Development and Distribution department focusing on Relationship Management, Servicing and Advisory of HNW. Neha has a Bachelor of Science in business studies and information systems from the Middlesex University.

 
 
Rebecca Chebli
Rebecca Chebli
Vice President
Investor Relations

Rebecca Chebli
Vice President
Investor Relations

Rebecca Chebli has more than 8 years of experience in the Banking & Financial Services Industry, Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Rebecca Chebli worked at Jefferies, an investment banking firm as a Business Development Manager and prior to that worked at Union Bancaire Privée, private banking. Rebecca Chebli holds a double masters degree in Management & Marketing of services from Université Saint-Joseph, Lebanon & Université François-Rabelais de Tours, France.

Amandeep Sandhu
Amandeep Sandhu
Senior Associate
Investor Relations

Amandeep Sandhu
Senior Associate
Investor Relations

Amandeep Sandhu has more than 5 years of experience in the investor relations field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Amandeep Sandhu worked at InvestGlobal focusing on Investor profiling, research and distribution. Amandeep Sandhu graduated from King’s College London University, U.K.

Jaya Lalla
Jaya Lalla
Associate
Investor Relations

Jaya Lalla
Associate
Investor Relations

Jaya has more than 10 years of experience in the Banking, Telecom and Insurance field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Jaya worked at Compass Financial Solutions. Jaya holds a BOA from Delhi University.

Stephen Lilley
Stephen Lilley
Head of Compliance & Risk

Stephen Lilley
Head of Compliance & Risk

Stephen Lilley has more than 25 years of experience in Compliance & AML .Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Stephen worked at Henyep Capital Markets as a Non- Executive Director. Stephen Lilley was appointed as the principal member of the DFSA’s Authorization division.He collaborated in the drafting of DIFC and DFSA laws and rules,including the Regulatory Law,Collective Investment Law,Conduct of Business Rules and Authorization Rules.Stephen developed policies, protocols, standards and procedures for the Authorization Division and Fund Management Division, DFSA. 

 
 
Aditi Bhaskaran
Aditi Bhaskaran
Senior Associate
Investor Relations

Aditi Bhaskaran
Senior Associate
Investor Relations

Aditi has more than 5 years of experience in wealth management. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital Aditi worked at Kotak Mahindra Financial Services Ltd focusing on investment products. Aditi graduated from the University of Manchester with a B.Sc in Management (Accounting and Finance).

Ryan Fansa
Ryan Fansa
Director
Real Estate

Ryan Fansa
Director
Real Estate

Ryan Fansa has more than 13 years of experience in private equity & financial advisory. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Ryan worked at YUSR Investment Bank, Ernst & Young and Trenchant Ventures. Ryan has an MBA from the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California ¬ Irvine, and an MS in Information Systems from California State University ¬ Los Angeles.

Harman Sandhu
Harman Sandhu
Vice President
Real Estate

Harman Sandhu
Vice President
Real Estate

Harman has more than 6 years of experience in financial services. Before joining Al Masah Capital, Harman worked in the financial services industry in Chicago, USA. Harman graduated in MS Finance from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

Adam El Said
Adam El Said
Associate
Real Estate

Adam El Said
Associate
Real Estate

Adam El Said has more than 2 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Adam El Said worked at Emkaan Investments focusing on private equity transactions including buy-outs, recapitalization and distressed assets. Adam El Said graduated from the American University in Dubai with a B.B.A degree in finance.In addition to the above. Adam is currently pursuing the CFA program and has passed the CFA level 1 examination in June 2015.

 
 
Deepak Chauhan
Deepak Chauhan
Director
Advisory

Deepak Chauhan
Director
Advisory

Deepak has over seven years of experience in corporate finance and project finance advisory. Before joining Al Masah Capital, Deepak worked with First Capital of Switzerland and prior to that with KPMG Corporate Finance team. Deepak has an MBA with specialisation in finance.

Shobhana Kumar
Shobhana Kumar
Group Head
Legal

Shobhana Kumar
Group Head
Legal

Shobhana has more than 25 years of experience in the legal field both as a practicing lawyer as well as and in house counsel for large corporates and banks. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Shobhana worked at BMI Bank Bahrain for nine years.  She holds a postgraduate degree in Law (LLM) from the University of Mumbai, India.

Meetu Lohiya
Meetu Lohiya
Director - Legal
Legal Department

Meetu Lohiya
Director - Legal
Legal Department

Meetu has more than 15 years of experience in Legal, Audit and Accounting. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Meetu worked at BMI Bank B.S.C.(c) Bahrain for eight years. Besides being a Lawyer, she is also a Chartered Accountant.

Mahitab Ashmawi
Mahitab Ashmawi
Senior Associate
Asset Management

Mahitab Ashmawi
Senior Associate
Asset Management

Mahitab Ashmawi has more than 8 years of experience in the Financial field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Mahitab Ashmawi worked at NBK Capital Asset Management – Egypt focusing on managing the equity funds and portfolios of the company. Previously, Mahitab worked as a research analyst in the research department with Beltone Financials and before Mahitab worked in the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) as a risk analyst in the risk management department. Mahitab Ashmawi graduated from The American University in Cairo (AUC).

 
 
Ghita Benseghir
Ghita Benseghir
Associate
Operations

Ghita Benseghir
Associate
Operations

Ghita Benseghir has more than 6 years of experience in the Customer relationship & Marketing field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Ghita Benseghir worked at Bull Morocco as a marketing executive. Ghita Benseghir graduated from Moroccan Institute of Management.

Neil Vaz
Neil Vaz
Senior Associate
Operations

Neil Vaz
Senior Associate
Operations

Neil Vaz has more than 10 years of experience in Investment Banking. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Neil worked at BNP Paribas, Nomura and JP Morgan. His experience ranges from roles in Settlements, Confirmations, Controls and Middle Office. He holds a B.Com degree from the University of Mumbai, India.

Deann D'Cunha
Deann D'Cunha
Associate
Operations

Deann D'Cunha
Associate
Operations

Deann D’Cunha has more than 3 years of experience in the treasury operations field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Deann worked at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank focusing on investment and derivative settlements. Deann graduated from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore with a Bachelors of Commerce.

Manamohan Parida
Manamohan Parida
Chief Financial
Officer (AMCL)

Manamohan Parida
Chief Financial
Officer (AMCL)

Manamohan Parida has more than 17 years of experience in the Finance & Accounting field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Manamohan worked at Oryx Limited, Kuwait focusing on Accounts & Finance. Manamohan is a Chartered Accountant and graduated from Utkal University, India.

 
 
Reshma Shaukat
Reshma Shaukat
Accountant

Reshma Shaukat
Accountant

Reshma has more than 4 years’ experience in the Accounting field.
Reshma is an ACCA member and has graduated with a Bachelors in Business Administration from Manipal University, Dubai .

 

Shihani Latiff
Shihani Latiff
Junior Accountant
Accounts & Finance

Shihani Latiff
Junior Accountant
Accounts & Finance

Shihani has more than 4 years of experience in the Accounts & Finance field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Shihani worked at Global Business Solutions Fzco focusing on Accounts & Finance. Shihani graduated in Commerce Stream from Muslim Ladies College – Sri Lanka and a ACCA Intermediate student.

Larissa Zaplatinskaia
Larissa Zaplatinskaia
Director
Human Resources

Larissa Zaplatinskaia
Director
Human Resources

Larissa has over 20 years of UAE experience in the Human Resources field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Larissa worked at CMA SYSTEMS, IBM subsidiary, focusing on HR Strategy, Organization Restructure, Business Control, Risk Management, Legislation, CMMI L3 standards. Larissa has Master Degree in Business Management and completed PhD Program in Organizational Management & Business Technology.

Rachael Jaichandran
Rachael Jaichandran
HR & Admin Coordinator
Operations

Rachael Jaichandran
HR & Admin Coordinator
Operations

Rachael Jaichandran has more than 10 years of experience in Human Resources and Administration in the IT & Financial Services field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Rachael worked at Morgan Stanley focusing on Administration for the Global Wealth Management Team. Rachael graduated from Osmania University.

 
 
Dina Al Baz
Dina Al Baz
HR and Admin Coordinator
Human Resources

Dina Al Baz
HR and Admin Coordinator
Human Resources

Dina Al Baz has more than 5 years of experience in the Human Resources field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Dina worked at vela International Marine focusing on employee benefits and policy procedure. Dina graduated from Sharjah University - Business administration.

Ashith Piriyattiath
Ashith Piriyattiath
Group Head
Information Technology

Ashith Piriyattiath
Group Head
Information Technology

Ashith Piriyattiath has more than 14 years of experience in the Information Technology field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Ashith Piriyattiath worked at Aspen Health Care as Regional Head of IT for EMENAC Region, focusing on IT Business Application Management, Infrastructure Management, Change Management and Development and implementation of IT Strategic plan for the region . “Ashith Piriyattiath” Post graduated in Computer Applications from Kannur University”.

Satyam Patnaik
Satyam Patnaik
Manager
Information Technology

Satyam Patnaik
Manager
Information Technology

Satyam Patnaik has more than 12 years of experience in the Investment, RE, Healthcare & F&B Domain. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Satyam Patnaik worked at Arepco Holding, Al Ahlia Holding Kuwait & Regency focusing on Investment, RE ,IT Infrastructure & Support platforms .He is from Engineering background & holding Masters in Information Technology.

Abdul Jaleel
Abdul Jaleel
Manager-Information Technology

Abdul Jaleel
Manager-Information Technology

Abdul Jaleel has more than 11 years of experience in the IT field. Prior to joining Al Masah Capital, Abdul Jaleel worked at EFECO, a Subsidiary of Arabtec Holding focusing on IT Infrastructure Development, Designing, Implementing, Project management and Team Leadership. Abdul Jaleel is holder of Bachelor of Eng. in Computer Science and graduated from Anna University.

 
 

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