Mr. Karim Saada has over 20 years of experience in finance and investment, specifically in private equity, financial management, corporate lending, and remedial asset management. Mr. Saada currently holds the post of Executive Partner & Country Head-Egypt of Amwal Al Khaleej Commercial Investment Company. Prior to joining Amwal, Mr. Saada was with Gulf Arab Investment Company, a USD 75 million private equity investment company based in Egypt, where he held the position first of Chief Investment Officer then General Manager. He has 10 years of banking experience in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, largely in corporate banking, corporate finance, and restructure/recovery of remedial accounts, having worked with EAB and United Saudi Bank. Mr. Saaba was also Finance Director at Kingdom Holding, where he was seconded to Rotana Audio & Audio-visual for a two-year period. He is a CFA Charter holder and member of the CFA Institute. He holds an Msc in Finance (UK), and a BA in Business Administration from The American University in Cairo.