Board of Directors

Sufyan Al Zamil

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Sufyan Al Zamil has more than 15 years of professional experience in various fields. He is currently managing a large investment project for building a modern shipyard in Dammam. He is involved in the management of various mega projects in oil and gas industry in Saudi Arabia and internationally. Mr. Al Zamil is a board member of a number of companies; including Zamil Offshore Services, Zamil Operations & Maintenance, Zamil Travel, Al Sharquia Oil Fields Services. He is also a member of the youth businessmen in the chamber of commerce of Eastern Province in Saudi Arabia. Mr. Al-Zamil holds an Executive MBA from Bahrain University, and Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering from King Fahad University of petroleum and minerals, Saudi Arabia.


In 2011, Campden FB acknowledged Mr. Al Zamil as one of the rising stars below 40 years of age in the Family business representing a vast spectrum of enterprises internationally.


Abdul wahab Al-Halabi

Vice Chairman

Mr. Al-Halabi is nominated by the board to act as Chief Executive Officer after obtaining regulatory approvals.  He has over 20 years of experience in the fields of executive management and is the Group Chief Investment Officer of the Equitativa Group. Prior to that, he was the Group CIO of Meraas Holding and has also been the CIO of Dubai Properties and held various senior positions. He is a current board member of DXB Entertainments.


Mr. Al-Halabi holds a degree in Economics from London School of Economics, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.


Essam Saleh Al-Thukair

Independent Member

Mr. Thukair has 14 years of experience in the financial and investment sector, where he began his career in the Saudi Electricity Company in Human Resources, and then joined the Capital Market Authority responsible for daily trading in the Saudi market. He the joined the Saudi Industrial Development Fund - as credit consultant to manage a portfolio of 70 companies. Later he joined Al-Rajhi Capital, as Regional Director for the institutional asset management and investment. In 2015 he joined the Raz Holding Company where he served as chief financial officer of the group.


Mr. Al-Thukair holds a bachelor degree in Management Information Systems and an executive MBA.

Turki M. Al Hokair

Board Member

Mr. Al Hokair is the Chief Executive Officer of FAS Real Estate Development Company – one of the largest real estate developers in Saudi. He has more than 10 years of professional experience in various fields; ranging from corporate banking, private banking, investment management to real estate development. Mr. Al Hokair is a board member of a number of companies in Saudi. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Finance and Economy from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

Ali Abdulmohsen Al Fulaij

Board Member

Mr. Ali Abdulmohsen Al Fulaij is currently the Acting CEO at Global Investment House Saudi . His experience spans more than 15 years in financial services sector. Mr. Al Fulaij joined Global during 2005 from Gulf Bank. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gulf Franchising Holding Company in Kuwait, Chairman of Global Saudi Equity Fund, and a member of Board of Directors of Global MMF Fund, Global Al-Durrah Islamic Fund and Global Mamoun Fund. Mr. Al Fulaij holds a BS of Genetic Engineering from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom as well as a wealth manager certificate accredited by the American Academy of Financial Management.

Sulaiman M. Al-Rubaie

Board Member

Mr. Al-Rubaie has more than 16 years of experience in merchant banking and private equity. He has a wealth of experience across many areas including advisory, mergers & acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets and restructuring.


He started his career with boutique investment bank, Brask and Company (Acquired by Kaupthing Bank), in their placement and later in their M&A team with a focus on the high growth industries. He then moved back to Kuwait to join the investment banking team at Global Investment House where he led and co-led the formation, placement, and strategic monitoring of companies in various sectors. He later joined Eastgate Capital Group, the private equity and real estate investment arm of National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia, in Dubai and was a member of their transactions team. He joined Global again in 2010 as Vice President in the alternative asset management group and managed the overall restructuring of the Private Equity department and the numerous funds. He was promoted to become Executive Vice President in 2015 and Deputy CEO in April 2017. Mr. Al-Rubaie is a member of the Frontiers Market and Middle East Councils of the EMPEA and is a board member of numerous companies in the GCC and the Levant.


Mr. Al-Rubaie received his MBA from London Business School and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.