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Al Ansari, Dr Sameer

Dr Sameer Al Ansari - Founder and CEO at PEPlus Capital Advisors.

Dr Sameer founded PEPlus Capital Advisors in 2012, a regional boutique investment bank and is an active Board member of TVM Capital MENA, a regional healthcare private equity fund. He is also a board member of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Hawkamah, the regional Corporate Governance Institute, The Industrial Group KSA amongst others.

He was the CEO and Board member of SHUAA Capital, the region’s leading financial services institution between Sept 2009 and Oct 2011. Between 2004-09, Dr Sameer was the founding Chairman & CEO of Dubai International Capital, widely considered as the SWF of Dubai, creating a global investment company with AUMs of $13B. He previously served as Group CFO for The Executive Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Prior to joining the Executive Office, Dr Sameer was CFO at Dubai Aluminium Company (DUBAL) between 1992-2000, where he played a significant role in the successful turnaround of the company to what is today one of the largest and most profitable aluminium companies in the world. Between 1987 and 1992 Dr Sameer was with E&Y.