Founder of Noble Empire Real Estate Brokers, Dubai, Akram is the Director General of UAE Golf Federation and a Non-Executive Chairman of SH Capital. He started his own
business in Real Estate Brokerage and has decades of experience in the banking sector. Akram has over 26 years of experience in corporate and private banking in the UAEincluding senior roles with the Commercial Bank of Dubai,
Mashreq Bank, and Arab Bank.
He holds Financial Accounting for Banking & Commercial Lending for Banking from OMEGA Performance- and has done Executive Programs for Corporate Finance from London Business School. He has a Master of Business Administration in Financial Management from South-eastern University, S.W, Washington D.C., U.S.A
Osama is an industry influencer and thought leader. He has over 28 years of experience in the financial sector encompassing business and client relationship development. Having occupied other roles such as Vice Chairman of Foreign Exchange and Remittance Group (FERG) under Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Osama is currently with Emirates Investment Bank as Head of Business Development.
He holds a degree in Electronics Engineering and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies from the University of Hull. He is also an alumnus of the J.F. Kennedy School of Governments Executive Program in Leadership at Harvard University and holds a Harvard Fintech Certificate. Osama is a known speaker on financial inclusion, compliance and risk, corporate governance, remittance industry, family-owned businesses, succession planning and leadership.
Group CEO of Stanhope Financial Limited since March 2020, Kevin is responsible for the overall Strategy of the Stanhope Group. He has formerly worked with Small World Financial Services Group Limited as Managing Director in London, New York, and Madrid. He holds an L.L.M. in Business Law from the London School of Business and a B.A from Brandeis University.
Co-Founder of SH Financial Limited, Mohit Davar is a payments expert and has worked in the industry for over 25 years. Over the last three plus years, he has been very actively involved in Blockchain and Digital assets, working as an adviser to various companies like Stellar, OkCoin Group and Huobi Group. Mohit started his career at Sedgwick Noble Lowndes internal audit and then moved to Thomas Cook Group in the corporate finance department. He is the Chairman of the International Association of Money Transfer (remittance trade body) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Mohit is an Associate Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales and Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme from Said Business School, University of Oxford.
Senior senior banking and investments professional with over 28 years of experience with international banks and global firms in private banking & wealth management, private equity, liabilities, assets and credit, investment advisory, real estate investments, project management, regulatory compliance, and people management. Puneet has held a succession of leadership roles with Citibank, Lloyds Private Banking, UBP, Saudi Investment Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank covering India, Middle East, Africa and the US. Prior to joining SH Capital as CEO and Director, his last assignment was with the Saudi Investment Bank in Riyadh as Head of Private Banking where assets under management exceeded USD 9 bn.
He is a post-graduate in Economics and diploma holder with the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India. He has completed a certificate program from IIM, Ahmedabad and holds certifications in Six Sigma black belt, fintech, Critical and Strategic thinking, financial modelling and forecasting, Predictive and Data Analytics, Digital Marketing, Real estate investment analysis and effective leadership.
Head - Family Offices, Institutions & Investment Banking
Sartaj has over 25 years of work experience with leading banks like ANZ Grindlays, Standard Chartered, ABN AMRO, HDFC Bank, and most recently with Kotak Mahindra Bank. As General Manager, Kotak Mahindra Bank, U.A.E, Sartaj acquired two Representative Office licences in the U.A.E - in 2008 and 2011, respectively. He set up a payment gateway between Kotak Mahindra Bank and Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank to enable NRIs to trade on the Bombay Stock Exchange in real-time. Furthermore, Sartaj extended the payments platform to various Currency Exchange Houses in the MENA Region. He was the lead banker to Hotel Leela Venture Limited for the Sale of Assets (US$ 550 million) to Brookfield Asset Management.
Sartaj is an Honours Economics and a Post Graduate in Finance from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies.