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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William George

Managing Partner

William is a globally experienced investment banking, real estate and finance professional. He held executive positions at PwC, an investment bank and global and regional family offices, where he lead, inter alia, the real estate and investment arms. He also advises a German Unicorn communication startup. William is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a US Certified Public A...

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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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Ammar El Halabi

Affiliated Partner

Ammar, a seasoned business leader, has steered multimillion-dollar sales organizations across diverse regions spanning North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. His career included leadership roles at Cisco, Extreme Networks and Compaq Computer (later HP). Later, he led Avaya's Western Canada Sales as Sales VP. Ammar assumed a channel leadership role at Autodesk and headed SUSE in the ME...

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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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Burhan Ali

Managing Director

Burhan is an investment profession with over 15 years of experience in investment management across a wide range of sectors. His core expertise is building financial models and valuations, preparing investor Presentations/Memo, and conducting fundamental analysis on companies across sectors. Additionally, he has a keen interest on working with C-level executives of Corporates/Family Offices in ana...

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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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