Ahmad Kilani is CEO of Tabarak Investments and an experienced finance professional with an overall experience of over 15 years in finance, investment banking and corporate finance, in regional and local firms. The experience of Mr. Kilani is diversified among sectors of energy, real estate, trading, manufacturing, construction, education and tourism. Mr. Kilani managed several transactions including IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, private placements, restructuring and equity valuations.
Mr. Kilani earned a Bachelor in Accounting, Finance and Banking Sciences in 2002 and an MBA in Finance in 2007. Kilani further progressed his academic and professional accreditation by completing several professional Certificates: Certified Management Accountant in 2006 and Certified Financial Manager in 2007.
Mr. Kilani is currently an active board member at Drake & Scull International, Gulf Navigation Holding and several companies in the United Arab Emirates.
Engineer Abdulla Atatreh is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of TABARAK Investment. He is also the Vice-Chairman of Bonyan International Investment Group, Board Member in Wahat Al Zaweya and he is also an active shareholder and board member of several companies in the region.
As the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of TABARAK Investment, Eng. Atatreh plays an instrumental role in formulating the overall strategy of the company, negotiating key acquisitions and successfully steering profitable investments that culminated in TABARAK being one of the fastest and most successful emerging private equity firms in the United Arab Emirates.
Eng. Atatreh holds a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from United Arab Emirates University, the UAE’s flagship university, and an MBA from Al Ain University of Science and Technology.
Mohammad Anani is a certified public accountant (CPA) with 14 years of experience in Ernst & Young- Dubai in Business Advisory and Assurance services. In 2013, Anani joined Tabarak Investments as a CFO and was also assigned as a financial advisor for a global leading Company in live stock trading and Marine services. Anani was instrumental in helping to build the finance function within Tabarak and worked closely with all areas of the business to help develop the Company’s business model.
Anani is highly skilled in providing Financial & Business leadership and financial insights in large and multinational Corporations as well as providing publicly listed corporations with complex financial structures in Accounting, Audit and Management Consulting services.
Anani has experience in leading financial due diligence, valuation, transfer pricing and tax restructuring projects for multinational and local companies in UAE. He has also enjoyed wide exposures to various industries including but not limited to private equity, real estate, health care and education.
Aissan Bakkar comes with strong expertise and sound experience of over 10 years gained from various sectors spanning audit, banking, telecommunication and investments. Having started her career with one of the Big 4s, she then moved to work with one of the strongest bankers in the region and further strengthened her career at Etisalat as a Group Funding Manager at the corporate level.
In her current role, she leads the Treasury Department at Tabarak Investments and is aligned with the vision and mission of the organization. She plans to expand the scope of the Treasury function in line with the growth of the organization.
Her core expertise lies in treasury management, reporting, budgeting, banking and finance and risk management. She has been involved in managing mergers and acquisitions, bond issuance and has been involved in turn key projects in the telecommunication sector across Middle East and Asia.
Bader Saad is Investment Director at Tabarak Investments LLC. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Bader was Vice President of Direct Investments at Al Mal Capital, responsible for private equity, real estate and proprietary investments in the MENA region and North America. Prior to Al Mal Capital, Bader was an Associate at NBK Capital Partners where he was focused on origination, execution and value creation initiatives for private equity and mezzanine capital investments in the MENA region and Turkey.
Bader started his career in corporate finance and M&A advisory at SHUAA Capital in Dubai. He holds a B.Com. with a major in Economics and minor in Mathematics from McGill University.
In his capacity as Investor Relations Manager of TABARAK Investment LLC, Tariq Alkafaween is responsible for managing all company’s equity transactions aspects, portfolios and relationships with the financial services companies.
Mr. Alkafaween has over 11 years of extensive MENA trading experience, where he has held a number of senior trading positions across the Middle East. Prior to TABARAK, Mr. Alkafaween worked at Mubasher financial services, Arqaam capital DIFC, Kuwait & middle east financial investment company and Ahli bank Qatar. During this time, he has established a track record for earning trust and delivering value to clients by developing new trades opportunities and improving executions.
Mr. Alkafaween holds a B.Sc. Degree in Computer Sciences from Amman, Jordan in 2004. In addition, he has Passed all the qualification examinations of Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment – London to become a licensed trader in UAE and Jordan.
Ahmad Saraireh joined Tabarak as Legal Director in 2017, bringing with him over ten years of practical legal experience. Throughout his career, he advised on a number of high profile transactions and matters in both the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. He has valuable transactional knowledge and expertise, with a particular focus on acquisitions and capital markets.
Saraireh received his higher education in the United Kingdom and qualified as an Attorney at Law in Jordan. He previously worked in private practice for two of Jordan’s most prestigious law firms and later, a leading law firm in the United Arab Emirates. He also worked as legal counsel to one of the largest holding companies listed on the Dubai Financial Market before joining Tabarak Investments.
As the Chief Legal Officer, Mr. Mousa Ibrahim is the head of the corporate legal department and is responsible for all the legal affairs of the companies of Tabarak Investment. Mr. Mousa provides legal consultancy to the board of directors, chairman of the board and the CEO on critical matters such as legal strategy, tax regulations and corporate governance.
Mr. Mousa brings with him over 28 years of experience in highly-reputed law firms and companies in Jordan, United Kingdom and UAE. He has held many designations in the field of legal advisory and consultancy where he demonstrated his vast expertise and knowledge in GCC and international laws and practices.
Mr. Mousa holds a bachelor of law degree from Jordan University, Advocacy license from the Jordanian Bar Association and MBA from Al Falah University. He is also member of the Jordanian Bar Association.
Yasir Al Ali is an experienced Human capital professional with over than 16 years of diverse experience in handling all aspects of HR strategical and operational functions.
As the head of Human Resources in TABARAK, He serves in different functions such as planning and forecasting of future needs, manages HR projects, oversees employee relations & welfare, recruitment & staffing, training & employee development and performance management.
Al Ali has experience in various HR sectors such as entertainment, industrial & Facility Management, asset & property management, government and semi governments sectors.
Al Ali graduated from Ajman university with a degree in “Mass communication and public relations”. He previously worked at Dubai Holding and Etisalat, occupying different roles and responsibilities within HR functions.
Nader Muqbel brings with him over 15 years of extensive experience in Marketing, Corporate Communications and Public Relations within various sectors in Jordan, KSA and UAE.
In his current role, Nader is responsible for corporate messaging and identity in a manner that is accurate, consistent and truly represents TABARAK’s brand in all media channels. He maintains strong alliances with stakeholders to drive complex projects to successful completion. Nader has a proven ability to build profitability through effective marketing, strategizing, and appropriate adoption of trends and technology.
Nader holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree from St. Mary’s University, where he double majored in HR and Marketing.
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