Mr. Khalid Nasser AlShamsi
Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Dubai Group
Khalid Nasser AlShamsi is the Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Dubai Group, a multi-billion dollar diversified and multi-strategy investment firm with a focus on direct and indirect investments in financial services and insurance sectors. In this capacity, he oversees and manages investments across multiple asset classes, from public and private equity to real estate and alternative investments. He drives the asset and risk allocation process on a firm-wide level, as well as engaging with stakeholders on strategic directions. Mr. AlShamsi started his investment professional career with a stint in GIC, the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore, followed by a placement at HSBC Asset Management in London.
He serves on the Boards of Bank Muscat, Borse Dubai, Lafarge Holcim Cement, Tunis Telecom, Asian Entrepreneur Partners, Oasis Capital, Nouvelair Airline, Acacia Real Estate, and Innovate Fintech Venture Capital, among others.
Mr. AlShamsi is an executive graduate from Harvard Business School; UC Berkeley; Haas School of Business; and INSEAD Business School and holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics and International Business. He is certified “IDP-C”—a designation awarded by the internationally renowned directorship program in corporate governance from INSEAD Business School in France. He is also certified in board governance by Harvard University and Hawkamah Institute of Directors. In 2004, he was nominated by the state of Latvia to act as their Honorary Consul in Dubai. He is also an active member of the UAE Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.