The Alea Sessions - Saudi Edition

The new opportunities in investment in the new Saudi Arabia

A day of panels and talks for business leaders and family offices who have the power and enthusiasm to take their work and impact to the next level.


The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


15 February 2023


Alea Global Group are delighted to be coming back to Riyadh with a one-day event to bring together 100 of the region’s family offices and those who want to do business with them.

This edition of The Alea Sessions will cover topics of great interest to family offices and service providers in the region, and will also facilitate the kind of networking that brings about quick and significant results for all of our attendees.

Throughout the day we will hear vital business insight from experts in a multitude of highly relevant fields, in a series of panels and talks that cover some of your most pressing issues.

We will discuss private debts and CLOs, trade finance, mezzanine debt, open banking, micro and macro banking environments, and Saudi Arabia’s unicorns.

The day will also be curated to include informal managed networking breaks which will allow everyone who attends to meet the people they need to meet in order to achieve their goals.

Highlighted Speakers

Essam Albakr
Founder & CEO, Ejada Capital, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mark Mobius
Founding Partner, Mobius Capital Partners

Abdullah K. Al-Zamel
Co-Founder & CEO, Raz Amwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Talal AlBakr
Entrepreneur, CEO of SCCC, co-founded Embark Ventures, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Abdulaziz M. Alfakhri
Executive Chairman, NES, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Sarrah Aljuaid
Managing Director, MEVP, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Kevin Ramsamy
CFO, Barak Fund Management, Mauritius

Omar AlShabaan
Co-Founder & CEO, The Space, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Romain Peugeot
Private Equity Investor & Operator, France

Mihran Khachkhechyan
Senior Vice Principal, Investments, Lakemore Partners, UAE

Cornelia Meyer
Chairman & CEO MRL Corporation, Chairman & Chief Economist LBV Asset Management, UK

Moath Alangari
Manager Investment Banking, SNB Capital, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Natasha Hannoun
Head Of Debt, SHUAA Capital, UAE

Mirna Sleiman
Founder & CEO, Fintech Galaxy, UAE

Rachel Pether
CFA, Television Host, FintechTV & Managing Director, 3iQ, UAE

Christoph Czichna
Co-Founder & COO, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Ashar Nazim
CEO, Aion Digital, Kingdom of Bahrain

Zineb Tamtaoui 
Senior Executive Officer, Head Of Middle East Region, Chez BMCE BANK International Plc, UAE.

Mohammed Kiki
Regional Director, Riverbed Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Shahjahan Qadeer Mirza
CFA, Head of Asset Management Division, Banque Saudi Fransi, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Yazeed Al Zoom
Deputy CEO, Dar Massader Group, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Michael Oster
Co-Founder and CEO, Ionic Water Technologies, USA


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