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 engages with stakeholders on strategic directions. Khalid started his investment professional career with a stint in GIC, the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore, followed by 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, Innovate Fintech Venture Capital, among others
Khalid is an executive graduate from Harvard Business School, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and INSEAD Business School. He holds a Bachelor’s degree (magna cum laude) in Accounting, Economics and International Business. Khalid is certified “IDP-C”, an 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, Khalid has been nominated by the country of Latvia to act as their Honorary Consul in Dubai. He is an active member of the UAE association for blind and visually impaired.