Hossam Ali H. Shobokshi
Vice-Chairman and Co-CEO
Hossam Shobokshi is one of the founding partners of Saray Capital. Previously, Hossam founded and headed Alef Capital, an investment advisory firm that launched and managed Alef MENA Value Fund, a value fund with focus on the MENA region. Earlier, Hossam was MD – Regional Head for MENA for Private Equity at Standard Chartered Bank until June 2009. Before joining Standard Chartered Bank in 2006, Hossam gained extensive investment experience in both public and private equity in the MENA region with a focus on Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
Hossam has held multiple board positions in listed and non-listed companies and currently serves as a non-executive director on MEVP (Middle East Venture Partners) – the MENA region’s largest and leading venture capital firm.
Hossam also founded and chairs the AlThuraya Foundation, a UK based institution with focus on supporting students from the MENA region access education in the world’s leading universities.
Hossam graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management (Honors), from the University of Pennsylvania –the Wharton School of Business.