Waleed Al Ghafari,
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman
University educated in the UK, Waleed Al Ghafari is a highly-respected business developer and luxury expert. He has a track record spanning over 30 years in diversified markets, including telecommunications and software technology, hospitality and real estate, across North America, Europe and the Middle East. Between 1983 and 2000, Al Ghafari created highly successful IT businesses in Kuwait and Canada before relocating to Dubai. Since then he has played a crucial role in various merger and acquisition activities as well as initial public offerings. He secured in excess of $1.4 billion (USD) in capital and business contracts.