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Middle East Family Office Investment Summit

5-6 December 2023 | Mandarin Oriental Jumeira | Dubai, UAE


Now in its tenth edition, the Middle East Family Office Investment Summit is a firm fixture in the calendar of the most prominent and influential families in the region - as well as those who want to do business with them.

The event is hosted by Alea Global Group, a family office with a long and prestigious history in the Middle East.

The Speakers

The event speakers represent many of the leading family offices in the Middle East.


Abdulla Al Gurg

Executive Chairman, Abdulla Al Gurg Global Investments, UAE


Prof. Adah Al Mutairi

Scholar, Inventor, Entrepreneur, USA & Saudi Arabia


Tareq Azim

Founder, Empower, USA


Bader Al Sayer

Director, Al-Sayer Group Holding, Kuwait


Ibtisam Al Jashmi

Managing Partner, Sabeen Group, Sultanate Oman


Mohamed Nagaty

CEO, Exits, Egypt


Mohammad Al Duaij

CEO, Alea Global Group


Zainab Boushahri

General Manager, Boushahri Specialized Polyclinic & Boushahri Clinic, Kuwait


Khlood A. Aldukheil

Founder & CEO, Erteqa Financial Company, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Ahmad AR. BinDawood

Family Member, BinDawood Group, Saudi Arabia


Ziad Daoud

Chief Emerging Markets Economist, Bloomberg, UAE


Dr. Arshi Ayub Mohamed Zaveri

CEO, TrustWithTrade Group, CEO & Founder, Oxygenate Global, UAE


Abdullatif AlGhaith

Director General - Lending, Saudi EXIM Bank, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Mohammad Bin Hendi

Deputy Chairman, BinHendi Enterprises & GCEO, UAE


Mashael Bin Saedan

Chairwoman, Al Saedan for Development Company, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Philippe Huber

Senior Advisor, Araya International, UAE


Omar W. AlHandal

Managing Director, AlHandal, Iraq & UAE


Alba Medina

Serial Entrepreneur, Investor, Co-Founder, Avocado Coin, Mexico


Sheikha Alanoud Bint Hamad Al-Thani

Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Business Officer, Qatar Financial Centre, Qatar


Khaled Al Maeena

Quartz & Abeer Medical Group, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Yasser Al Barami

CEO, Mubbadrah Investment, Sultanate Oman


Lina K Al Maeena

Co-founder & Executive Partner, JUSC, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Majed M. Al Tahan

Founder & CEO, AYM Commerce & IATC, Saudi Arabia


Ahmad Al Khanji

Co-Founder, Hapondo, Qatar

Day 1 - 5 Dec 2023

16:00 Registration

Registration, Networking and one-on-one meetings.

16:30 Welcome

Welcome and opening remarks.

16:40 Family offices in the Middle East: A decade in perspective

  A recap of major developments affecting Middle East family offices in the last ten years
  What might the next ten years have in store for the region and its family offices
  How can we shape the story to ensure personal and regional success?

17:10 The new global superpowers

  How China, Russia and the Middle East have become the blocks of the new world
  What this new positioning means for international trade and investment
  What roles will the US and Europe play in geopolitics in the coming years?

17:50 Open Discussion: Cultural tourism and cultural identity

  How the Middle East can further capitalize on international tourism
  Protecting and promoting national culture while embracing new cultural trends
  Cultural events as catalysts for international tourism growth

18:30 Layering legacy and profit with impact investment

  Why family offices in particular are suited to effective impact investment
  Success stories of impact investment around the region
  How to look for profitability as well as social good in impact investment opportunities

19:00 Roundtable Discussions

With peer learning and interaction in mind, these 60- minute breakout sessions are designed to promote the sharing of experiences and brainstorming of ideas in facilitated and balanced discussions.

20:00  Networking Dinner

A chance to network in an informal setting and discuss the day’s events over dinner.

Summit Agenda



Participation is by invitation-only. If you have been approached by a member of the Connect Group team, please express your interest in the event to them directly. Alternatively, please reach out to us at

All requests for attendance are reviewed and subject to board approval.

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