Haseena Bangash, CFA
Acting Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Bangash brings with her years of experience in the fields of investment banking and has held several senior positions over the course of her career. She has successfully led and managed various regional and cross-border business transactions across multiple sectors and asset classes. Her niche area of expertise includes structured products, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, secondary offerings, private placements, investment development and debt raising. In addition, she is a growth strategy and business development expert.
Prior to Investrade, Ms. Bangash held senior positions at various prestigious organizations such as J Equity Partners BSC and Investrade Company BSC where she portrayed professionalism and met her targets successfully. She headed Investments at Investrade while advising a wide range of clients including financial institutions, family businesses and high net worth individuals on their investment, capital raising, investment strategy, restructuring and capital preservation. Prior to Investrade, Ms. Bangash was a Manager in the Corporate Finance department of Capinnova Investment Bank (Islamic arm of BBK) and has international investment banking experience from her tenure with Deutsche Bank AG. She has also served on the Board of various investment funds and companies.
Ms. Bangash is a CFA Charterholder from the CFA Institute USA and has a BSc in Accounting from University of Bahrain with honors. Ms. Bangash is a FAP qualified from Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (endorsed by CBB) and is a holder of ACIFE in Financial Analysis Certificate from Ethica Institute of Islamic Finance.
She is the honored awardee of the Prestigious Excellence in Finance - Leaders award for her significant contribution towards the financial sector at FiNext Conference 2019, held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
Senior Vice President | Acting Head of Risk & Compliance
Ehsan is the Head of Investments at Investrade with over fifteen years in banking, investments, transaction advisory, market and financial assessment, and strategy projects across the MENA region. Prior to joining Investrade in 2016, Ehsan was a Senior Vice President of Investment and Corporate Finance with Kuwait Finance and Investment Company (KFIC) in Kuwait. Prior to that, he was a Manager in transaction advisory with Ernst & Young in Bahrain where he was responsible for feasibility studies, mergers and acquisitions, financial and commercial due diligence, and strategy formulation for businesses ranging from telecom, hospitality, and financial services. He also has extensive experience in international real estate with a focus on the USA market and served on the Boards of several listed and private companies. Ehsan holds a Bachelor degree in Business Information Systems from the University of Bahrain, and a Master degree in Business Administration from the Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, USA. He is also a Fulbright Scholarship recipient. Ehsan is also a qualified Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).
Fahed AlQatabi, MBA
AVP | Acting Head of Finance
Mr. AlQatabi has over ten years of banking experience and has demonstrated capability of skilled expertise in the financial markets, investment banking and portfolio management. He is a qualified professional with excellent skills in the field of financial management, analytical analysis, risk profiling, portfolio management, advisory and client relation management. Prior to his career at Investrade, Mr. AlQatabi gained global exposure in the International Banking Group of Saba Islamic Bank, Yemen.
Mr. AlQatabi is Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with highest honor from AMA International University Bahrain and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from University of Sanaa, Yemen. He is currently a candidate for CMA Certification (USA).