SAMEH SARWAT

  • Extensive experience in the financial services sector in the MENA region and Turkey, having worked in leading regional and international institutions in Dubai, Doha, and Istanbul

  • Previously Chief Investment Officer in Aydın Holding in Istanbul, where he focused on the expansion of the group's portfolio companies in the MENA region

  • Prior to Aydın Holding, Sameh worked in Qatar First Bank (QFB) in Doha, where he played a pivotal role in building its alternative investments platform, spearheading some of QFB's major private equity and real estate transactions in addition to developing its investment activities in Turkey

  • Prior to joining QFB, Sameh worked in AIG Investments in Dubai where he focused on developing the firm's real estate platform in the Middle East. Sameh started his career as an investment banker in EFG-Hermes in Dubai

  • Sameh holds a B.B.A. in Finance from American University in Cairo where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He also studied in Universita’ Bocconi in Italy