Hamd Alkhayat

Managing Director, MENA (UAE)

Mr. Alkhayat enjoys a 28-year business track record across several industries in the United States and the Middle East. His core expertise is in exploiting new market trends and technological advancements through venturing into new business opportunities. His visionary and entrepreneurship skills have driven him to found and steer multiple investments and projects to capitalize on industry changes in the Energy, Telecom Media & Technology, Financial Services, Real Estate, and Government & NGOs.  His corporate finance competencies cover asset management and investments, hedging and risk management, capital raising and structuring, as well as sales and trading.

Building on his strategic thinking capabilities, multi sector expertise, and global experience, Hamd serves on several corporate and advisory boards where he plays pivotal roles in strategy shaping, business risk management, shareholder value creation and growth initiatives.

Throughout his career, Hamd has been involved in leadership roles during challenging political and regulatory environments. His agility and navigational skills have honed his expertise of managing crises and operating and refocusing businesses to survive and flourish during highly disruptive and uncertain times.  

Education:

Northeastern University – Bachelor of Science summa cum laude degree in Finance and International Business

Rice University – MBA