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Mohammad Al-Qahtany
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Mohammad Mohareb AlQahtany is the Managing Director of Abwab Capital, a DIFC regulated Investment Company. Under his leadership he oversaw a fundamental restructuring of Abwab Capital (formerly Univest Capital) into a boutique investment firm focusing on GCC Investment Banking transactions and Asset Management.

Mohammad is also the Chairman and Managing Director of First Equilease, a leading leasing company in Kuwait with a focus on providing equipment leasing solutions for the GCC Construction Market.

Previously, Mohammad was the founder and CEO of Alaman Investment Company a listed Investment Company in the Kuwaiti Stock Exchange and a leading Shariah Compliant Financial Investment Bank that offers a variety
  of Islamic Financial Services with a focus on Asset Management and Investment Banking services. Under Mohammad’s leadership he managed to successfully launch the company in early 2006 and by mid-2008 Alaman was the largest Islamic Asset Management company in Kuwait with $2.7 billion of Assets Under Management (AUM) with a 40% market, making it one of the largest Islamic Firms in terms of AUM in the GGC.

Prior to joining Alaman Mohammad was the Deputy General Manager of Industrial and Financial Investments Company (IFIC) a publicly listed Investment Company on the Kuwaiti Stock Exchange and was responsible for $750 million of AUM. During his time at IFIC, Mohammad was part of the team that launched a series of firsts; the first Private Equity Fund in Kuwait (Direct Investment Fund) in
  1998, the first Islamic Venture Leasing Fund (Commvest Ijara) in 2000, the first Kuwaiti Internationally recognized Index Fund in Kuwait (IFIC Dow Jones Kuwait Index Fund) in 2005 and successfully managed and launched several other projects.

Mohammad is currently a board member in Mushrif Trading and Contracting Company KSCC a publicly listed construction company in the Kuwaiti Stock Exchange, Arady Properties PJSC in Abu Dhabi and Zone Solutions in Abu Dhabi.

Mohammad is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); he holds a Masters degree with honors in Accounting from the University of Miami (Florida, USA) and a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Kuwait University.