Fawad heads the investment banking group at ADFG with responsibility for its advisory, capital markets and credit business lines.
He also serves on the Board of Directors of Northacre, a leading developer of high-end residential schemes in London, Khaleeji Commercial Bank, a publicly listed Islamic bank and NCM, a global FX and commodities platform.
He joined ADFG in 2014, initially heading up its debt platform and subsequently focused on devising and implementing alternative investment strategies across multiple asset classes. He most recently served as CEO of publicly-listed SHUAA Capital which merged with ADFG in 2019.
Fawad started his career with Deloitte based out of London before joining the Dubai office where he helped set up its Middle East debt advisory practice. He has executed high profile M&A and debt transactions on behalf of major international institutions across Europe, Asia and the Middle East region.
He holds an MSc in Business Studies from UCD Smurfit Business School and a BSc in Computer Science from University College Cork and also served with the Irish Reserve Defence Forces in the military police.