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.

Placement & relationship management

Client services

  • Ghassan Abdulaal

    Ghassan Abdulaal

    Ghassan Abdulaal

    Ghassan Abdulaal

    Principal, Placement & Relationship Management

    Ghassan Abdulaal rejoined Investcorp in 2012 having previously spent six years with the company from 2003-2009. He currently is Chief of Staff, Placement & Relationship Management. In the intervening period, Ghassan worked as an Investment Manager with Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company. Prior to joining Investcorp in 2003, Ghassan worked at KPMG Consulting where he was a Consultant within the Business Performance Improvement Group. Prior to that, Ghassan worked briefly with the HEC School of Management in Paris.

    Ghassan holds a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK, and an MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics.

  • Khaled Al Alawi

    Khaled Al Alawi

    Khaled Al Alawi

    Khaled Al Alawi

    Associate Vice President, Placement & Relationship Management.

    Khaled joined Investcorp in 2013 from the Central Bank of Bahrain, where he worked as a Senior Financial Analyst for over two years. Prior to this, he held an Analyst position at Deloitte & Touché.

    Khaled holds a MSc in Finance from Cass Business School, England and a BSc with Honours in Accounting & Finance and Business Administration from the University of Kent, England. Khaled is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and also holds an ICA International Diploma in Compliance.

  • Yasser Al Khaja

    Yasser Al Khaja

    Yasser Al Khaja

    Yasser Al Khaja

    Principal, Placement & Relationship Management 

    Yasser Al Khaja rejoined Investcorp in 2017 as Head of Client Services having previously spent three years with the company from 2005-2008.  Prior to rejoining, Yasser led the Investor Services Group at Arcapita, was Vice President of Client Services at PineBridge Investments and was a Senior Associate in the Private Equity team at Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company.  Yasser began his career as an Analyst at the Central Bank of Bahrain.

    Yasser holds a BBA from the American University in Dubai and an MBA from London Business School.

  • Ameer Ameeri

    Ameer Ameeri

    Ameer Ameeri

    Ameer Ameeri

    Vice President, Placement & Relationship Management

    Ameer Ameeri joined Investcorp in 2018 from the ACWA Holding group, where he held various investment management and business development functions across the group. He previously worked at Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company as an Investment Associate with the Private Equity and Direct Investments team. Ameer began his career as a Market Analyst with General Electric.

    Ameer holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics - Economics from Brown University, Providence, RI.

  • Khulood Ebrahim

    Khulood Ebrahim

    Khulood Ebrahim

    Khulood Ebrahim

    Associate Vice President, Placement & Relationship Management

    Khulood Ebrahim joined Investcorp in 2017 from Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance, where she worked as a finance instructor. She previously worked as a Finance Manager at Gulf Technics and as an Investment Banking Analyst at Gulf International Bank and Bank ABC.

    Khulood holds a Bachelors of Business Administration, specializing in Finance from Emory University, Atlanta, GA, and a Masters of Business Administration, specializing in International Finance from Paris School of Business, France. Khulood is also a CFA Charterholder.

  • Mihir Kothari

    Mihir Kothari

    Mihir Kothari

    Mihir Kothari

    Vice President, Placement & Relationship Management

    Mihir Kothari joined Investcorp in 2011 from KPMG Bahrain, where he spent three years specializing in consulting and advisory services. Prior to that, Mihir spent three years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in India providing auditing and consulting services to a wide variety of industries. At Investcorp, Mihir worked for almost a year in the hedge funds administration team before formally joining in 2011 to work with the placement and relationship management team.

    Mihir holds a B.Com from the University of Mumbai and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Institute of Company Secretaries and Institute of Cost Accountants in India.

  • Masooma Mohammed

    Masooma Mohammed

    Masooma Mohammed

    Masooma Mohammed

    Vice President, Placement & Relationship Management

    Masooma A. Mohammed joined Investcorp in 1997 from ABN Amro Bank in Bahrain where she was Office Manager/Officer for the General Manager and the Dutch Consular. Prior to that, Masooma worked for National Bank of Bahrain and Gulf International Bank.

    Masooma holds a BSc in Banking & Finance from the University of Bahrain, a Diploma in Advanced Banking Studies from the Bahrain Institute for Banking & Finance and a Diploma in Compliance and Financial Crime from Henley Business School, University of Reading. 

  • Shaima Radhi

    Shaima Radhi

    Shaima Radhi

    Shaima Radhi

    Associate Vice President, Placement & Relationship Management

    Shaima Radhi joined Investcorp in 2009 from Ciba Specialty Chemicals where she worked as an Assistant Accountant, Finance. She is responsible for Gulf client servicing and customized marketing solutions on the placement and relationship management team.

    Shaima holds a B.Sc. in Banking and Finance from the University of Bahrain.