Executive Management

Faisal Mansour Sarkhou

Chief Executive Officer

Faisal Sarkhou joined Kamco Invest’s team in 2000 and was last promoted to lead Kamco in the position of Chief Executive Officer in the first half of 2014 after heading the Corporate Finance Department from 2006 - 2010 and the Financial Services and Investment Division at Kamco since 2010. Mr Sarkhou is also the Chairman of Global Investment House as of September 2018. He has extensive experience of over 20 years in investment banking, asset management, financial products as well as financial services. Mr Sarkhou commenced his career in the late ‘90s with KPMG Corporate Finance in Kuwait. He serves as a board member on several reputable companies and funds. He also sits on a number of company and investment management committees as well as being a board member and treasurer at the Union of Investment Companies in Kuwait and a member of the advisory board of the College of Business & Economics at the American University of Kuwait. Mr Sarkhou is also a board member on the Industrial Advisory Board at the Australian College of Kuwait. He is an Economics graduate with honors from the University of Birmingham, UK and holds an EMBA with distinction from HEC Paris, France.

Sulaiman M. Al-Rubaie

Managing Director of Investment Management

Sulaiman Al-Rubaie joined Kamco Invest in 2019 as Managing Director of the Investment Management Division. He has more than 17 years of experience in merchant banking and private equity. He has a wealth of experience across many areas including advisory, mergers & acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets and restructuring. He started his career with boutique investment bank, Brask and Company (Acquired by Kaupthing Bank), in their placement and later in their M&A team with a focus on the high growth industries. He then moved back to Kuwait to join the investment banking team at Global Investment House where he led and co-led the formation, placement, and strategic monitoring of companies in various sectors. He later joined Eastgate Capital Group, the private equity and real estate investment arm of National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia, in Dubai and was a member of their transactions team. He joined Global again in 2010 as Vice President in the alternative asset management group and managed the overall restructuring of the Private Equity department and the numerous funds. He was promoted to become Executive Vice President in 2015, Deputy CEO in April 2017, Acting CEO in July 2018 and CEO in July 2019. Mr. Al-Rubaie is a member of the Frontiers Market and Middle East Councils of the EMPEA and is a board member of Boursa Kuwait in addition to numerous companies in the GCC and the Levant. Mr. Al-Rubaie received his MBA from London Business School and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Abdullah AlSharekh

Managing Director of Markets and Investment Banking

AlSharekh joined Kamco Invest in 2020 as Managing Director of Markets and Investment Banking bringing with him extensive and diverse experience across all core areas from treasury and corporate banking to investment banking and asset management.

 

Prior to joining Kamco Invest, AlSharekh led the Economic & Investment team of the Hareer and Boubyan Development Agency and was Managing Director at Sharq Capital where he led investment activity across asset classes. Prior to that, he held several executive positions with key international and regional financial institutions including Executive Director at the Securities Division of Goldman Sachs, Executive Manager of Corporate Banking at the National Bank of Kuwait, in addition to Investment Banking at NBK Capital. He also worked for the Fixed Income Trading Group of Brown Brothers Harriman on Wall Street and the M&A Execution Team of HSBC in London.

 

He holds a dual BA in Economics and Public & Private Sector Organizations from Brown University, USA and a dual MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Nawal Mulla-Hussain

Managing Director of Support

Nawal Mulla-Hussain joined Kamco Invest in 2019 as Managing Director of the Supports Division. She is a professional with over 28 years of experience. With a Law degree fresh out of Kuwait University, she joined the Legal Department of Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and left KNPC five years later to join Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) in 1994 where she held a Legal Counsel position. At KIA she was part of the team entrusted with the establishment of Kuwait Small Projects Company, the first government initiative aimed at supporting small to medium projects in the local market. In 2004, Ms Mulla-Hussain joined Global to head the Legal Department and was promoted to Executive Vice President Legal & Compliance in 2010 and played a vital role in the development and restructuring of the Company. In 2017 she was promoted to Chief Operating Officer heading the entire “Support Group” which consists of Legal, Compliance, Operations, HR & Admin, Marketing and IT.

Mohammed Abdullah Al-Hubail

Managing Director of Corporate Affairs & Admin

Mohammed Al-Hubail joined Kamco Invest`s team as Senior Vice President – Administration Department in 2009 and was promoted to Chief Resources Officer in 2013. Mr Al-Hubail currently holds the position of Managing Director of the Corporate Affairs & Administrations Division at Kamco, and is the Chairman and CEO of Manafae Holding co. and a member in Global Investment House Board of Directors, Mr Al-Hubail is also a member of several boards of companies in Kuwait. Al-Hubail has 28 years of extensive practical experience in the fields of Human Resources, Administration, and Accounting. He worked with Enhanced Engineering & Multi-Technologies Co. as a managing director, Kuwait Investment Project Co., and with the Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company.