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. 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.

  • Omar Abu Khadra

    Omar Abu Khadra

    Omar Abu Khadra

    Omar Abu Khadra

    Associate Vice President, Placement & Relationship Management

    Omar joined Investcorp in 2015 from Hamilton Lane, where he worked as a Senior Analyst for over two years. Prior to this, he held an Analyst position at Barclays Wealth. He is responsible for Gulf client servicing, supporting Relationship Managers, responding to client queries and preparing placement documentation.

    Omar holds a BSc in International Management with French from the University of Bath, UK.

  • Khaled Al Alawi

    Khaled Al Alawi

    Khaled Al Alawi

    Khaled Al Alawi

    Associate Vice President, Placement & Relationship Management.

    Khalid 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.

    Khalid holds a MSc in Finance from Cass Business School, England with BSc with Honours in Accounting & Finance and Business Administration from University of Kent, England and an International Diploma in Compliance from International Compliance Association.

  • Ali Alrahma

    Ali Alrahma

    Ali Alrahma

    Ali Alrahma

    Vice President, Placement and Relationship Management

    Ali Alrahma joined Investcorp in 2013 from Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, where he was a Senior Associate in the Private Equity and Direct Investments team and was responsible for managing the aviation portfolio. Prior to that, Ali worked as a business improvement and process re-engineering Consultant with Deloitte Consulting in Atlanta, GA.

    Ali holds a Bachelors of Business Administration, specializing in Decision Information Analysis from Emory University, Atlanta, GA. He also participated in an Exchange Program at ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain.

  • 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 and is a CFA level II candidate.