Our people

The skill, dedication, vision and creativity of our people drives our success.

Investcorp develops, retains and attracts talented people of many nationalities, and provides a distinctive culture in which they can thrive and excel. We promote an entrepreneurial environment and a partnership mindset.

We employ dedicated, client-focused individuals with the ability to make the right connections to the right deals on behalf of clients.

Corporate investment

North America

  • Maud Brown

    Maud Brown

    New York

    Maud Brown

    Maud Brown

    New York

    Managing Director, Corporate Investment - North America 

    Maud Brown joined Investcorp in 2001. Maud spent 12 years in Investcorp's London office focusing on European investment opportunities. In 2013, Maud joined our North American Corporate Investment team and is now based in New York. She currently serves on the firm's Investment Committee and on the board of directors of Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., PRO Unlimited, Inc., and The Wrench Group.

    Prior to joining Investcorp, Maud started her career in the Mergers & Acquisition departments of Merrill Lynch and Salomon Brothers. She graduated from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris and holds a Master's Degree in Business Law and Taxation from the University of Paris XI.

  • Enrique Casafont

    Enrique Casafont

    New York

    Enrique Casafont

    Enrique Casafont

    New York

    Vice President, Corporate Investment - North America

    Enrique Casafont joined Investcorp in 2013. Prior to joining Investcorp, Enrique worked in the Financial Sponsors Group at Morgan Stanley in New York.

    Enrique holds a BS in Economics with concentrations in Operations & Information Management and Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Michael Emmet

    Michael Emmet

    New York

    Michael Emmet

    Michael Emmet

    New York

    Principal, Corporate Investment - North America

    Michael Emmet joined Investcorp in 2010. Prior to joining Investcorp, Michael worked for GE Capital and The Bank of New York.

    Michael holds a BA in Economics from Wake Forest University, North Carolina and an MS in Finance from the Kellogg School of Management, Illinois.

  • William Estes

    William Estes

    New York

    William Estes

    William Estes

    New York

    Associate, Corporate Investment – North America

    William Estes joined Investcorp in 2016. Prior to joining Investcorp, William worked as an investment banking analyst in the Leveraged Finance group at Jefferies.

    William holds a BA in Economics from Boston College.

  • Kirk Fleischer

    Kirk Fleischer

    New York

    Kirk Fleischer

    Kirk Fleischer

    New York

    Principal, Corporate Investment – North America

    Kirk Fleischer joined Investcorp in 2016 to focus on deal sourcing and business development. Prior to joining Investcorp, Kirk worked for seven years as an EVP of Strategy and Corporate Development at BeavEx Inc.  Prior to that, he spent 12 years in investment banking at Jefferies, Lehman Brothers and Oppenheimer, and also spent 5 years in corporate development at Dun & Bradstreet.

    Kirk holds a BA in History from Middlebury College and an MBA in Finance from the Johnson Graduate School of Business at Cornell University. 

  • Amit Gaind

    Amit Gaind

    New York

    Amit Gaind

    Amit Gaind

    New York

    Principal, Corporate Investment - North America 

    Amit Gaind joined Investcorp in 2010 from Lazard, where he was an investment banking associate in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group.

    Amit holds a BS in Engineering from Dartmouth College, New Hampshire and a BA in Physics from Colby College, Maine.

  • Kevin Jay

    Kevin Jay

    New York

    Kevin Jay

    Kevin Jay

    New York

    Vice President, Corporate Investment - North America 

    Kevin Jay joined Investcorp in 2014 from Arsenal Capital Partners, where he spent three years as a Private Equity Associate. Previously, he worked at UBS in the Financial Sponsors, Leveraged Finance and Restructuring group.

    Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.

  • Warren Knapp

    Warren Knapp

    New York

    Warren Knapp

    Warren Knapp

    New York

    Principal, Corporate Investment - North America

    Warren Knapp joined Investcorp in 2011. Previously, he was an Associate with Morgenthaler Partners in Boston, where he worked in the Private Equity Group. Warren also spent two years with Edgeview Partners in Charlotte, where he was focused on middle market mergers and acquisitions advisory.

    Warren holds a BS in Commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

  • Stephen Miller

    Stephen Miller

    New York

    Stephen Miller

    Stephen Miller

    New York

    Principal, Corporate Investment - North America 

    Stephen Miller joined Investcorp in 2007 from Credit Suisse in New York, where he was an investment banking analyst in the Financial Sponsors Group.

    Stephen holds a BS in Business Administration - Finance and Management, from Georgetown University.

  • Timothy Ng

    Timothy Ng

    New York

    Timothy Ng

    Timothy Ng

    New York

    Vice President

    Timothy first joined Investcorp in 2007 as part of the financial controls team and moved to work with Corporate Investment in 2008. Timothy is responsible for the day-to-day accounting and reporting functions for the team.

    Timothy holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Law from Binghamton University.

  • Kevin Nickelberry

    Kevin Nickelberry

    New York

    Kevin Nickelberry

    Kevin Nickelberry

    New York

    Managing Director, Corporate Investment - North America 

    Kevin Nickelberry joined Investcorp in 2003. Prior to joining Investcorp, Kevin worked for five years at JP Morgan Partners and three years at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He currently serves on the firm's Investment Committee and on the board of directors of Paper Source, Inc., Sur La Table, Inc., and totes»ISOTONER Corporation.   

    Kevin holds a BA in Business Administration from Morehouse College, Atlanta and an MBA from Harvard University.

  • Anand Radhakrishnan

    Anand Radhakrishnan

    New York

    Anand Radhakrishnan

    Anand Radhakrishnan

    New York

    Managing Director

    Anand Radhakrishnan joined Investcorp in 2002, is currently Chief of Staff and also leads our post-acquisition activities in New York. Previously, he was with The Carlyle Group in Washington, D.C., where he worked in the Venture Capital Group and at Robertson Stephens in San Francisco, where he was a member of the Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Team. He currently sits on the board of Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. and TPx Communications.

    Anand holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA with Distinction from the Harvard Business School.

  • Julie Schubiner

    Julie Schubiner

    New York

    Julie Schubiner

    Julie Schubiner

    New York

    Associate, Corporate Investment - North America

    Julie Schubiner joined Investcorp in 2014 from UBS, where she spent two years as an investment banking analyst in Leveraged Finance.

    Julie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

  • Gaurav Sharma

    Gaurav Sharma

    New York

    Gaurav Sharma

    Gaurav Sharma

    New York

    Vice President, Corporate Investment - North America

    Gaurav Sharma joined Investcorp in 2015 from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he was a member of the private equity and principal investments group. Prior to BAML, Gaurav was a member of the investment team at Metalmark Capital in New York.

    Gaurav was previously with the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Lazard Frères & Co. He holds a BA in Economics from Claremont McKenna College, and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

  • Rajiv Sheth

    Rajiv Sheth

    New York

    Rajiv Sheth

    Rajiv Sheth

    New York

    Associate, Corporate Investment - North America 

    Rajiv Sheth joined Investcorp in 2014. Prior to joining Investcorp, Rajiv worked as an investment banking analyst in the Industrial M&A Group at Rothschild in New York.

    Rajiv holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from New York University's Stern School of Business.

  • David Tayeh

    David Tayeh

    New York

    David Tayeh

    David Tayeh

    New York

    Head of Corporate Investment - North America

    David Tayeh is Head of Corporate Investment - North America. He is a member of the Firm’s Operating Committee and serves on its Investment Committee and the Financial and Risk Management Committee. 

    David rejoined Investcorp in 2015, having left the firm in 2011 to join CVC Capital Partners as a Partner. From 1999 to 2011, David was a member of Investcorp’s Corporate Investment team and acted as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Jostens, Inc., a former Investcorp portfolio company. Prior to Investcorp, David was a Vice President with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

    David currently serves on the boards of directors of AlixPartners, Arrowhead Engineered Products, Paper Source, PRO Unlimited, TPx Communications and The Wrench Group.

    David holds a BA degree in Politics, Economics, Rhetoric and Law from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Dina Treanor

    Dina Treanor

    New York

    Dina Treanor

    Dina Treanor

    New York

    Vice President, Corporate Investment & Real Estate

    Dina Treanor joined  Investcorp in 2015 to help on investment operations and reporting for the Corporate Investment and Real Estate teams. Prior to joining Investcorp, Dina was a Senior Director in the Commercial Mortgage Group at Fitch Ratings. Prior to that Dina worked at Bear Stearns in Lodging Equity Research as well as their Commercial Mortgage Group. 

    Dina has a BA in Mathematics from College of the Holy Cross and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

  • Eric Vorchheimer

    Eric Vorchheimer

    New York

    Eric Vorchheimer

    Eric Vorchheimer

    New York

    Associate, Corporate Investment – North America

    Eric Vorchheimer joined Investcorp in 2016. Prior to joining Investcorp, Eric worked as an investment banking analyst in the Industrials group at Citi.

    Eric graduated with a BSBA in Finance & International Business, cum laude, from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. 

Europe

  • Hazem Ben-Gacem

    Hazem Ben-Gacem

    London

    Hazem Ben-Gacem

    Hazem Ben-Gacem

    London

    Head of Corporate Investment – Europe

    Hazem Ben-Gacem head’s Investcorp’s European private equity activities and is also the Managing Partner of the Investcorp Technology Partners group of funds. He also serves on the Firm’s Operating Committee, Global Corporate Investment Committee, European Real Estate Investment Committee and the Financial & Risk Management Committee.

    Hazem joined Investcorp’s private equity group in London in 1994 and since 2012, Hazem has been tasked with leading the European private equity team. Under his stewardship, Investcorp has had its most active investment and realization period in Europe, acquiring ten business and exiting twelve, returning in excess of $3.0 billion to its investors. Prior to joining Investcorp, Hazem was a member of Credit Suisse First Boston's mergers and acquisitions team in New York.

    In addition to his position with Investcorp, Hazem is the chairman of the board of the Italian luxury menswear Corneliani and the Norweigian telematics business Abax, the vice chair of the Danish luxury goods maker Georg Jensen and the Italian protective gear maker Dainese, and also serves on the boards of the Swedish ski helmet maker POC, the British anti-counterfeit solution provider Opsec and the US digital information provider kgb Inc.

    Hazem holds a BA with honors in Economics from Harvard University and is the founder of the Harvard Office in Tunisia, the first formal presence for Harvard University in the Arab world.  Hazem is currently a serving member of the national shooting team of Tunisia (50 meter rifle discipline), achieving a bronze medal in the 2017 African Shooting Championships and double gold medals in the 2010 North African Shooting Championships.  Under the request of the Tunisian Prime Minister, Hazem has also served as the co-chairman of the Tunisia 2020 International Donor Conference, held in Tunisia in 2016. 

  • Rob Bobstock

    Rob Bobstock

    London

    Rob Bobstock

    Rob Bobstock

    London

    Principal, Corporate Investment - Europe

    Robert Bostock joined Investcorp in 2017 from Space NK, where he held the position of Director of Technology with responsibility for eCommerce, Customer Relationship Management and IT. Prior to that, Robert spent 2 years at The Dune Group, a privately owned UK Footwear Brand as Group Head of eCommerce. Previous roles include Head of eCommerce at White Stuff and Thomas Pink (LVMH). 

    Robert holds a BA (hons) in Economics from De Montfort University, England.

  • Aleksandra Bozic

    Aleksandra Bozic

    London

    Aleksandra Bozic

    Aleksandra Bozic

    London

    Principal, Corporate Investment Europe

    Aleksandra joined Investcorp in 2016. Previously she worked as head of portfolio management at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in London and prior to that, she was a director at Alix Partners, initially in the Restructuring Group and later in the Performance Enhancement Group, both in New York and London.

    Aleksandra has received a BA in applied science from the University of Toronto and a MBA from INSEAD.

  • Andrea Davis

    Andrea Davis

    London

    Andrea Davis

    Andrea Davis

    London

    Managing Director - Corporate Investment - Europe

    Andrea Davis joined Investcorp in 2014 from TDX, where she held the position of CFO. Prior to that, Andrea spent nine year at Fellowes, a privately owned US company manufacturing and marketing business machines, technology accessories and records storage, where having started as CFO she became CEO after three years. Previous roles include CFO and Strategy Director of Willett and Head of Corporate Strategy at BAA plc.

    In her role in post-acquisition, Andrea will initially focus on the financial management of our portfolio companies.

    Andrea has a BSc in Computer Science and Electronics from Loughborough University and an MBA from the London Business School.

  • Nicola Ferraris

    Nicola Ferraris

    London

    Nicola Ferraris

    Nicola Ferraris

    London

    Principal, Corporate Investment - Europe

    Nicola Ferraris joined Investcorp in 2010. Prior to that, he was an associate in Credit Suisse's Telco, Media & Gaming team based in London.

    Nicola holds a BA in Business Administration from Universita' Degli Studi Di Genova, and an MSc in Finance from ESCP Europe.

  • Melanie Figgener

    Melanie Figgener

    London

    Melanie Figgener

    Melanie Figgener

    London

    Associate Vice President, Corporate Investment - Europe

     

    Melanie first joined Investcorp in 2003 and is now part of the post-acquisition team. Prior to Investcorp she worked at KPMG Consulting Hamburg where she lead the Competence Centre Utilities.

    Melanie has a diploma in Economics from Hanover University in Germany.

  • David Fuss

    David Fuss

    London

    David Fuss

    David Fuss

    London

    Associate, Corporate Investment - Europe

    David Fuss joined Investcorp in 2014. Prior to joining Investcorp, David was a member of Nomura's Technology, Media and Telecommunications Investment Banking Group in London for three years.

    David holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

  • Luis Gonzalez

    Luis Gonzalez

    London

    Luis Gonzalez

    Luis Gonzalez

    London

    Principal, Corporate Investment - Europe

    Luis Gonzalez joined Investcorp in 2008.  He joined from JPMorgan where he worked in the London acquisition and leveraged finance team. Prior to that, he worked for JPMorgan's mergers and acquisitions team in Madrid.

    Luis holds a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University Politecnica in Madrid.

  • Carsten Hagenbucher

    Carsten Hagenbucher

    London

    Carsten Hagenbucher

    Carsten Hagenbucher

    London

    Managing Director, Corporate Investment - Europe

    Carsten Hagenbucher joined Investcorp in 2005 from JPMorgan where he worked as an analyst in the Leveraged Finance team. 

    Carsten graduated from the European Business School Schloss Reichartshausen in Germany with a degree in Business Administration and Economics.  He also holds a MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business, Pittsburgh.  

  • Sebastian Inger

    Sebastian Inger

    London

    Sebastian Inger

    Sebastian Inger

    London

    Vice President, Corporate Investment - Europe

    Sebastian Inger joined Investcorp in 2013 from Credit Suisse where he spent two years as part of their industrials team. Previously Sebastian worked at Swedbank in Sweden, in both the equity research team and corporate finance division.

    Sebastian holds an International BSc and MSc in Finance with a sub-degree in Japanese, from the School of Business, Economics and Law in Gothenburg and Keio University in Tokyo.

  • Owen Li

    Owen Li

    London

    Owen Li

    Owen Li

    London

    Principal, Corporate Investment Europe

    Owen Li joined Investcorp in 2010. Prior to Investcorp, he was an associate within the TMT investment banking group at Nomura and Lehman Brothers in London. Owen serves as a Board Director at CSIdentity and SecureLink.

    Owen holds a BSc in Economics at Bristol University, England.

  • Daniel Lopez-Cruz

    Daniel Lopez-Cruz

    London

    Daniel Lopez-Cruz

    Daniel Lopez-Cruz

    London

    Managing Director, Corporate Investment - Europe

    Daniel Lopez-Cruz joined Investcorp in 2005. Prior to joining Investcorp, Daniel held several positions at Morgan Stanley in New York and London, where he spent seven years originating and executing a broad range of leveraged finance and high yield transactions. Before Morgan Stanley, Daniel worked for UBS Warburg in New York for three years.

    Daniel holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a dual degree in Business Administration and Law from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - ICADE, in Madrid.

  • Benjamin Marino

    Benjamin Marino

    London

    Benjamin Marino

    Benjamin Marino

    London

    Associate

    Benjamin joined Investcorp in 2015. Prior to Investcorp he worked in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Investment Banking team at Barclays Capital in London.

    Benjamin holds an MSc in Finance from Imperial College London and a BSc in Mathematics with Economics from University College London.

  • Jose Pfeifer

    Jose Pfeifer

    London

    Jose Pfeifer

    Jose Pfeifer

    London

    Principal, Corporate Investment - Europe

    Jose Pfeifer joined Investcorp in 2006. Prior to that he was a member of Citigroup's TMT Investment Banking Group in London where he advised on M&A, debt and equity transactions.

    Jose holds a Diplom Kaufmann (Master equivalent) in Business Administration and Economics from EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht in Germany.

  • Pierre Schaeffer

    Pierre Schaeffer

    London

    Pierre Schaeffer

    Pierre Schaeffer

    London

    Associate, Corporate Investment – Europe

    Pierre joined Investcorp in 2017. Prior to joining Investcorp, he worked in investment banking at J.P. Morgan in the EMEA FIG team in London.

    Pierre holds an MSc in Management from EMLYON Business School.

  • Arne Uekötter

    Arne Uekötter

    London

    Arne Uekötter

    Arne Uekötter

    London

    Associate, Corporate Investment - Europe

    Arne joined Investcorp in 2015. Prior to joining Investcorp, he worked in Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division in Frankfurt, where he spent two years advising on M&A, debt and equity transactions.

    Arne also gained some experience in strategy consulting with BCG and is a trained banker having worked at the NRW.Bank, a development bank based in Düsseldorf, Germany.

    Arne graduated from the University of Mannheim in Germany with a BSc in Business Administration with foreign language qualification in Japanese and holds an MBA with distinction from INSEAD.

  • Davide Vassena

    Davide Vassena

    London

    Davide Vassena

    Davide Vassena

    London

    Principal, Corporate Investment - Europe

    Davide Vassena joined Investcorp in 2016. Prior to Investcorp, he worked for luxury mobile phone manufacturer Vertu, where he was senior vice president responsible for product and marketing.  Davide also spent eight years at McKinsey Italy, serving clients throughout Europe and the Middle East. Prior to McKinsey, Davide was Business Development Manager and Head of Network Planning for Latin America at Nokia Networks, based out of Brazil and Italy.

    Davide holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University Politecnico di Milano.

  • Roberta Vezzoli

    Roberta Vezzoli

    London

    Roberta Vezzoli

    Roberta Vezzoli

    London

    Vice President, Corporate Investment - Europe

    Roberta Vezzoli joined Investcorp in 2013. Prior to joining Investcorp, Roberta worked for three years at UBS Investment Bank in London, where she served in the Global Industrials Group.

    Roberta holds a MSc in International Management from Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan and a MA in Banking and Finance from Universitaet St.Gallen in Switzerland.

MENA

  • James Tanner

    James Tanner

    Bahrain

    James Tanner

    James Tanner

    Bahrain

    Head of Corporate Investment - MENA

    James Tanner joined Investcorp in 2008 and is head of Corporate Investment - MENA. 

    Prior to joining Investcorp, James was Managing Director and a member of the Board of Morley Fund Management, the leading London-based investment house, now Aviva Investors. 

    Previous roles include managing director, Global Markets at HSBC in London for two years and a 19 year career at Morgan Stanley in London, New York and Hong Kong where his roles included serving as CEO of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Europe, and COO of International Prime Brokerage Services. 

    James holds an MBA from Indiana University Graduate School of Business and a BSc in Finance from Indiana University. He is also a Fellow with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment in the UK and a member of the Institute of Directors.

  • Edmond Abi Saleh

    Edmond Abi Saleh

    Bahrain

    Edmond Abi Saleh

    Edmond Abi Saleh

    Bahrain

    Associate, Corporate Investment - MENA

    Edmond joined Investcorp as an Associate in Corporate Investment, MENA in September 2016. Prior to Investcorp he worked with Ernst & Young and Duneapps in Doha, Qatar. Edmond holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, Manufacturing, Management Consulting and General Management from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master in Finance from London Business School.

  • Khalifa Al Jalahma

    Khalifa Al Jalahma

    Bahrain

    Khalifa Al Jalahma

    Khalifa Al Jalahma

    Bahrain

    Vice President, Corporate Investment - MENA

    Khalifa Al Jalahma joined Investcorp in 2010 from Citigroup in Dubai, UAE, where he was an Analyst in the Investment Banking team focusing on M&A advisory.

    Khalifa holds an MBA in Finance and a BS in Corporate Finance & Accounting from Bentley University in Boston.

  • Ala AlSaleh

    Ala AlSaleh

    Bahrain

    Ala AlSaleh

    Ala AlSaleh

    Bahrain

    Vice President, Corporate Investment - MENA

    Ala AlSaleh joined Investcorp in 2011 from Ernst & Young in Atlanta where she was part of the valuation and business modeling team. Prior to that, Ala worked with Ernst & Young in Bahrain in their transaction advisory services group.

    Ala holds a BSc (Distinction) in Banking & Finance from the University of Bahrain and an MBA from Texas Christian University.  She is also a Fulbright Scholar.

  • Hasan Alshuwaikh

    Hasan Alshuwaikh

    Bahrain

    Hasan Alshuwaikh

    Hasan Alshuwaikh

    Bahrain

    Associate, Corporate Investment – MENA

    Hasan Alshuwaikh joined Investcorp in June 2016 from Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore where he spent three years as an associate in their Mergers & Acquisitions team. Prior to this, he worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers out of Bahrain.

    Hasan holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance, from the San Diego State University. Hasan is a Certified Public Accountant and currently a CFA Level II candidate.

  • Sunil Bhilotra

    Sunil Bhilotra

    Bahrain

    Sunil Bhilotra

    Sunil Bhilotra

    Bahrain

    Principal, Corporate Investment - MENA

    Sunil Bhilotra joined Investcorp in 2009 from Barclays Capital where he was a Director in the Sponsor and Leveraged Finance team. Prior to that, he worked with Credit Suisse's Financial Sponsors Group and Investment Banking team.

    Sunil is a Chartered Accountant and MBA (London Business School), and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in finance and real estate from McGill University, Canada and a graduate diploma in public accounting, also from McGill University.

  • Tristan de Boysson

    Tristan de Boysson

    Bahrain

    Tristan de Boysson

    Tristan de Boysson

    Bahrain

    Managing Director, Corporate Investment - MENA

    Tristan de Boysson joined Investcorp in 1998, initially as a member of the private equity team.  He moved to Corporate Investment - MENA in 2007.  Tristan joined Investcorp from McKinsey & Company's Paris office where he spent six years as a Senior Engagement Manager.  He previously worked for the French chemical and pharmaceutical company Rhone-Poulenc where he held various positions in sales, marketing and corporate planning, in France and in Asia.

    Tristan holds a diploma from Ecole Superieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) and an MBA from INSEAD.

  • Alptekin Diler

    Alptekin Diler

    Bahrain

    Alptekin Diler

    Alptekin Diler

    Bahrain

    Principal, Corporate Investment – MENA

    Alptekin Diler rejoined Investcorp in 2014 having previously spent three years with the company from 2008-2010. He rejoined Investcorp from Global Capital Management, where he was a Director managing investment opportunities for the company and acted as a Board member of Global's Turkish portfolio company Yargici, a leading retailer of women's fashion. Prior to that he worked with ADM Capital as an Investment Manager.

    Alptekin holds an MBA in Finance from Sabanci University and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Istanbul Technical University.

  • Wassim Hammoude

    Wassim Hammoude

    Bahrain

    Wassim Hammoude

    Wassim Hammoude

    Bahrain

    Principal, Corporate Investment - MENA

    Wassim Hammoude joined Investcorp in 2008 from Deloitte & Touche in Dubai. Prior to this, he worked with Albazie & Co. (formerly Arthur Andersen) in Kuwait.

    Wassim holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in banking and finance from the Lebanese American University. He is also an Accredited Valuation Analyst.

  • Rabih Khouri

    Rabih Khouri

    Bahrain

    Rabih Khouri

    Rabih Khouri

    Bahrain

    Managing Director, Corporate Investment - MENA

    Rabih Khouri joined Investcorp in 2007 from Nord Est Industrial Fund where he worked as a portfolio manager. Prior to this, Rabih worked with McKinsey & Company in France as an engagement manager in the corporate finance division, and as a senior project leader at Arthur Andersen, also in France.

    Rabih holds an MBA from Cambridge University and an MA in engineering from Ecole Centrale Paris.

  • Walid Majdalani

    Walid Majdalani

    Bahrain

    Walid Majdalani

    Walid Majdalani

    Bahrain

    Managing Director, Corporate Investment - MENA

    Walid Majdalani joined Investcorp in 2007 from ABN AMRO Bank NV, where he spent close to ten years, mainly in private equity. In his last role, he was an Investment Director in a €1.1 billion third party infrastructure fund where he was involved in sourcing and closing a number of transactions globally. Prior to this, Walid worked with Oracle Corporation in the UAE where he set up the Abu Dhabi office.

    Walid holds a BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas and an MBA from Harvard University.

  • Robin Mansour

    Robin Mansour

    Bahrain

    Robin Mansour

    Robin Mansour

    Bahrain

    Associate Vice President, Corporate Investment - MENA

    Robin Mansour joined Investcorp in 2015 from Deloitte in Dubai where he was part of their Corporate Finance Advisory Team. Robin holds a MSc in Corporate Finance from EM Lyon Business School in France and a BSc in International Business and Management from European Business School.

  • Oguz Oner

    Oguz Oner

    Bahrain

    Oguz Oner

    Oguz Oner

    Bahrain

    Vice President - Corporate Investment - MENA

    Oguz joins us from Dogus SK, Private Equity in Turkey where he was a Vice President and prior to that in various M&A roles with Global Investment House, Goldman Sachs, Rothschild and PDF Corporate Finance. Oguz holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Sabanci University in Istanbul and an LLM in Law and Economics from Hamburg & Erasmus University in Rotterdam. 

  • Murat Tasci

    Murat Tasci

    Bahrain

    Murat Tasci

    Murat Tasci

    Bahrain

    Associate Vice President, Corporate Investment - MENA

    Murat Tasci joined Investcorp in 2011 from Qatar First Investment Bank where he was a senior analyst in private equity. Prior to that Murat worked as a PE associate at IS Private Equity Investment Trust in Istanbul.

    Murat holds a Masters in Financial Engineering and a BA in Management, both from Bogazici University, Istanbul. Murat has also completed a Private Equity executive class at the London Business School, is a CFA level 2 candidate and holds an advanced level and derivatives certificate from the Capital Markets Board of Turkey.

Technology Investment

  • Savio Tung

    Savio Tung

    Savio Tung

    Savio Tung

    Chairman of Investcorp Technology Partners

    Savio Tung has recently retired as the Chief Investment Officer of Investcorp and currently serves as Chairman of Investcorp Technology Partners. Before joining Investcorp in 1984, Savio Tung was a senior banker at Chase Manhattan Bank and worked in its offices in New York, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and London. He was also a key executive in establishing Chase's Bahrain office and marketing presence in the Gulf.

    Savio holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University. He is a trustee emeritus of Columbia University and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Savio is also an independent non-executive director of Bank of China, Hong Kong Limited and a board member of Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD).

  • Hazem Ben-Gacem

    Hazem Ben-Gacem

    Hazem Ben-Gacem

    Hazem Ben-Gacem

    Head of Corporate Investment – Europe

    Hazem Ben-Gacem head’s Investcorp’s European private equity activities and is also the Managing Partner of the Investcorp Technology Partners group of funds. He also serves on the Firm’s Operating Committee, Global Corporate Investment Committee, European Real Estate Investment Committee and the Financial & Risk Management Committee.

    Hazem joined Investcorp’s private equity group in London in 1994 and since 2012, Hazem has been tasked with leading the European private equity team. Under his stewardship, Investcorp has had its most active investment and realization period in Europe, acquiring ten business and exiting twelve, returning in excess of $3.0 billion to its investors. Prior to joining Investcorp, Hazem was a member of Credit Suisse First Boston's mergers and acquisitions team in New York.

    In addition to his position with Investcorp, Hazem is the chairman of the board of the Italian luxury menswear Corneliani and the Norweigian telematics business Abax, the vice chair of the Danish luxury goods maker Georg Jensen and the Italian protective gear maker Dainese, and also serves on the boards of the Swedish ski helmet maker POC, the British anti-counterfeit solution provider Opsec and the US digital information provider kgb Inc.

    Hazem holds a BA with honors in Economics from Harvard University and is the founder of the Harvard Office in Tunisia, the first formal presence for Harvard University in the Arab world.  Hazem is currently a serving member of the national shooting team of Tunisia (50 meter rifle discipline), achieving a bronze medal in the 2017 African Shooting Championships and double gold medals in the 2010 North African Shooting Championships.  Under the request of the Tunisian Prime Minister, Hazem has also served as the co-chairman of the Tunisia 2020 International Donor Conference, held in Tunisia in 2016. 

  • Gilbert Kamieniecky

    Gilbert Kamieniecky

    Gilbert Kamieniecky

    Gilbert Kamieniecky

    Managing Director

    Gilbert Kamieniecky joined Investcorp in 2005. Previously, he was with Morgan Stanley as an Analyst in London where he worked in the Leveraged Finance Group, the Global Industrials Group and Firm Management. Gilbert currently serves on the board of Ageras, Calligo and eviivo.

    Gilbert holds an MSt in International Relations from the University of Cambridge and also graduated as Valedictorian from Cass Business School with a BSc in Business Studies.

  • Anand Radhakrishnan

    Anand Radhakrishnan

    Anand Radhakrishnan

    Anand Radhakrishnan

    Managing Director

    Anand Radhakrishnan joined Investcorp in 2002, is currently Chief of Staff and also leads our post-acquisition activities in New York. Previously, he was with The Carlyle Group in Washington, D.C., where he worked in the Venture Capital Group and at Robertson Stephens in San Francisco, where he was a member of the Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Team. He currently sits on the board of Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. and TPx Communications.

    Anand holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA with Distinction from the Harvard Business School.

  • Georg Knoflach

    Georg Knoflach

    Georg Knoflach

    Georg Knoflach

    Vice President

    Georg joined Investcorp in 2016 after four years at technology-focused private equity firm Silver Lake. Prior to that, he spent four years in Merrill Lynch’s investment banking team in Germany. Georg currently serves on the board of Calligo and eviivo.

    Georg holds an undergraduate degree in International Economics and Management from Bocconi University and a masters in International Business from HEC Paris.

  • Julian Bennet

    Julian Bennet

    Julian Bennet

    Julian Bennet

    Vice President

    Julian Bennet joined Investcorp in 2016 after three years in the technology team of HGCapital in London. Prior to that, he spent three years at Augusta & Co, a mid-market UK corporate finance boutique and two years at Morgan Stanley, primarily in their technology M&A team, in both London and Dubai. Julian currently serves on the board of Ageras.

    Julian graduated with an MBA from The Wharton School and also holds a Master of Arts in Literae Humaniores from the University of Oxford.

  • Timothy Ng

    Timothy Ng

    Timothy Ng

    Timothy Ng

    Vice President

    Timothy first joined Investcorp in 2007 as part of the financial controls team and moved to work with Corporate Investment in 2008. Timothy is responsible for the day-to-day accounting and reporting functions for the team.

    Timothy holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Law from Binghamton University.

  • Maria Patrão

    Maria Patrão

    Maria Patrão

    Maria Patrão

    Associate

    Maria Patrão joined Investcorp in 2017 after four years at Goldman Sachs’ investment banking team in London. Prior to that, Maria spent two years at Deloitte’s strategic consulting practice in Portugal and Angola.

    Maria holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of Porto and a double Master’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics and Lancaster University.