Our Team

Kamal Tayara

Managing Partner

Kamal is actively engaged in global investment banking and venture capital activity. Founder of KCP Capital, a Dubai-based advisory firm. Member of the board of various technology start ups in the GCC and North America. Engaged in the investment banking and financial transactions arena in the Middle East, Russia, Africa and other markets for a period of almost 20 years. Worked for top ...

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Bhaskar Endow

Affiliated Consulting Partner

Bhaskar is an investment banking professional with c. 10 years of corporate finance and principal investments experience with roles in both buy-side (Private Equity / Venture Capital) and sell-side (ECM / DCM / M&A investment banking advisory) across a wide range of sectors including TMT, Industrials, Real Estate, Leisure & Entertainment, F&B, representing AED 2Bn+ in aggregate transaction value. ...

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Krishnan Vaidyanathan

Managing Director

Mr. Krishnan Vaidyanathan has around 12 years of experience in US, Europe, Middle East and Asia. For the past 2 years, Krishnan has advised private equity backed portfolio companies in outsourcing, hospitality and agri sectors in West, Central and East Africa on growth strategy, marketing and operational improvement. Prior to this, Krishnan advised the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Sa...

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Zein Balhas

Managing Director

Zein has more than 8 years of experience working in the accounting, auditing, tax and consulting fields. He also has more than 4 years of experience in valuation services in the Middle East. He is the founder of Al-Mukhtar for Accounting and Auditing, a Beirut based firm specialized in financial, tax and legal consultancy. He is also the co-founder and the managing partner of the Institute for Fin...

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Rami Bakkar

Affiliate Managing Director

Rami Bakkar, a CPA, has more than 25 years of experience providing finance and business solutions that had a considerable positive impact on the performance of multinational and reputable regional companies. As an MD - looking after Restructuring & Digital Transformation mandates, Rami brings a strong and diversified experience which extends across many industries (Pharma, FMCG, Defense, Manufact...

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Sharon Tiquia

Senior Analyst

Sixteen years of relevant work experience in various distinguished firms. Sharon was linked in management consultancy organization that helps the administrations to improve their performance primarily through the analysis of existing organizational problems and the development of plans for improvement. Had long term professional involvement in the cost analysis of Dubai’s leading florist indu...

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Sarah El Tayara

Financial Analyst

Sarah is an Economics Graduate from the University College London (UCL).

Prior to joining KCP Capital, Sarah held various intern roles in London and Dubai including Lagardère Sports, Toucan Ventures and Mumzworld supporting with growth-oriented strategy work and market research.

Fluent in English, Arabic, French and Spanish.

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