Our Management Team

Dr. Sameer Al Ansari
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Al Ansari is a UK qualified chartered accountant with over 30 years of senior corporate, operational, private equity investing and strategic advisory experience. Until 2011, Dr. Al Ansari was the CEO of SHUAA Capital, a publicly listed full service investment bank.
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Mr. Alan Bougourd
Alan has over 20 years' experience working in the Guernsey financial services industry, including as Managing Director of Skipton International. He joined Skipton Building Society's offshore deposit taker and Channel Island mortgage lender from Barclays Private Clients International Limited
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Lara Malaeb
Director – Business Development & Marketing
Lara Malaeb is Senior Professional with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Lara has over 12 years’ experience in the UAE with expertise in Consultancy, Management, Corporate Governance and Business Development and has extensive knowledge of the UAE market.
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Yang Gao (Sonny)
Business Development Director – Far East
Sonny Gao has a combined 20-year experience in Chinese law practice and international business development. He started his career as a business lawyer practicing in Shanghai. In addition, he advised companies in a large variety of industries on setting up entities and developing business opportunities in China.
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