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Event Date Mon May 23 BST - Tue May 24 BST (in 4 months)
In your timezone (EST): Sun May 22 7:00pm - Mon May 23 7:00pm
Location TBA
London, UK
Region EMEA

Launched in 2015, AIM Summit is The Leading Alternative Investment Management Summit gathering and connecting regional investors and managers in the world of alternatives (Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Private Debt, Digital Assets, FinTech) with global industry leaders.

AIM Summit is a platform for discussions on investment developments, global market conditions, latest trends and acts as a networking forum for future business opportunities. The only conference of its nature and magnitude organized and orchestrated by the industry in an intimate setup to induce real discussions on the best practices and know-how.


2021 Past Speakers

Mohamed El-Erian
Chief Economic Advisor, Allianz

Nouriel Roubini
Chairman, Chief Economist, Roubini Macro Associates, Atlas Capital Team, LP

Mark Mobius
Founding Partner, Mobius Capital Partners

Tyler Winklevoss
Co-Founder & CEO, Gemini

Mike Novogratz
Founder, CEO & Chairman, Galaxy Digital

Mishal Kanoo
Chairman, The Kanoo Group

Dan Morehead
CEO & Co-CIO, Pantera Capital

Anthony Scaramucci
Founder & Managing Partner, SkyBridge Capital

Dr. Ryan Lemand
Ex-SEO, ADS Investment Solutions

H.S.H. Prince Michael of Liechtenstein
Executive Chairman, Industrie- und Finanzkontor Ets.

Joseph Lubin
Co-Founder, Founder & CEO, Ethereum, ConsenSys

Peter Rockefeller
Board Member & Vice Chairman, Managing Director, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Brock Capital Group

Tim Draper
Founding Partner, DFJ, Draper Associates

Navin Gupta
Managing Director, South Asia & MENA, Ripple

Dame Sheila B. Driscoll
CEO, Driscoll Ventures

Dr. Sabah al-Binali
CEO, Universal Strategy

Dr. Fahad M. Alturki
Vice President & Head of Research, KAPSARC

Zachary Cefaratti
Founder & CEO, Dalma Capital

Christof Rühl
Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

Sean de Cleene
Head of Food System Initiative, Member of Executive Commitee, World Economic Forum

President José María Aznar
Former Prime Minister, Spanish Government

David Gibson-Moore
President and CEO, Gulf Analytica

Salmaan Jaffery
Chief Business Development Officer, DIFC

Dr. h.c. Hannes Schmid
Vice President & Founder, Smiling Gecko

Tariq Bin Hendi
Director General, Abu Dhabi Investment Office

Dr. Nannette Hechler-Fayd'herbe
Head of Global Economics & Research & Chief Investment Officer of International Wealth Management, Credit Suisse

Sir Christopher Pissarides
2010 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics, Chairman of the Advisory Board, Corinth Capital Investment Fund

Dr. John Rutledge
Chief Investment Strategist, Safanad

Katherine Brown
Head of Sustainable & Impact Investing, World Economic Forum

Andrea Marmolejo
Managing Partner, Blue Topaz Capital

Angela De Wolff
Managing Partner, Conser Invest SA

Richard Byworth
CEO, Diginex

Mustafa Kheriba
Member Board of Directors, Mirabank

Zin Bekkali
CEO, Silk Invest

Saeed Hareb Al Darmaki
Managing Director MENA, CasperLabs

Deniz Erkus CFA
Managing Partner, SiDeMi Business Consulting GmbH

Patrick Vosgimorukian
Managing Partner, Digital Spring Ventures

Samson Williams
Partner, Axes and Eggs

Maureen L. Murat
Owner & Attorny, Crowdie Advisors

David Atterbury
Managing Director, HarbourVest Partners

Noel El Khoury
Portfolio Manager, ADS Investment Solutions

Jonathan Medved
Founder & CEO, OurCrowd

Lee C. Tashjian
Managing Director, Special Assistant to the Chairman & CEO, Transformation LLC, Fluor Corporation

Ben Melkman
Founder, CEO & CIO, Light Sky Macro LP

James Munce
CEO, Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners

Taimoor Labib
Founding Partner, Head of MENA & Chairman of Africa, Affirma Capital

Markus Federle
Senior Managing Director, Samena Capital

James Stull
Partner, King & Spalding LLP

James Fierro
CEO, ECO Capacity Exchange Ltd.

E.J. Yerzak
Director of Cyber IT Services, Compliance Solutions Strategies

Basil Al Askari
Cofounder & CEO, MidChains

Dr. Erich Becker
Managing Partner, Exergy

Alicia Ogawa
Director of the Project on Japanese Corporate Governance & Stewardship, Columbia Business School

Jack Liao
Founder, CEO, BitcoinGold, LightningASIC

Lucy Chow
Senator, Director, World Business Angels Investment Forum, Women's Angel Business Network (WAIN)

Karim Moussa
Co-CEO Investment Bank and Head of Private Equity & Asset Management ; CEO, EFG Hermes; Vortex Energy

Pascale Wazen-Palpied
Vice President, Regional Director for MENA, FactSet

Tone Vays
Organizer, Unconfiscatable

Mohammad Alhajeri
Director, KISP Ventures

Christophe de Courson
Co-Founder and CEO, Olymp Capital

Rodrigue Afota
MD, BlockTrust

Yagub Rahimov
CEO and Founding Partner, 7marketz Inc.

Dr. Christian Diller
Partner, Montana Capital Partners

Bert van der Vaart
CEO & Co-Founder, SEAF

Dr. Michael Kianicka
Co-CIO, Kimura Capital

Joseph Morris
Executive Managing Director - Capital Markets, Real Assets, Cantor Fitzgerald

Bakr Abdel-Wahab
Head of Energy, CIO, EFG Hermes Private Equity, Vortex Energy

Kevin Dougherty
Director of Trading and Operations, Decentral Park Capital

Jad Ellawn
Managing Director & Head of Dubai Office, Brookfield Asset Management

Mark Stoleson
CEO, Legatum Group

Daniel Schwartzkopff
CEO, Invictus Capital

Rishi Ramchandani
Director of Business Development, Asia, BlockFi

Carol Pepper
CEO & Founder, Pepper International

Erich Sieber
Founder & Managing Partner, PeakBridge Partners

Sonia Gokhale
Partner, VentureSouq

Osama Alowedi
Co-Founder & CEO, Value Capital Partners

Dr. Tobias Reichmuth
Founder & CEO, Susi Partners

Jan Grabski
Director of Enterprise Scaling, ConsenSys

Christina Qi
Co-Founder & Partner, Domeyard

Majed Kabbara
Founder & Managing Director, Quencia Capital

Ashish Marwah
Chief Investment Officer, ADS Investment Solutions

Michele Ferrario
Co-Founder & CEO, StashAway

Jack Tatar
Managing Partner, Doyle Capital Management

Mitesh Parikh
Founder & CEO, Matador Investment Management Limited

Avaneesh Acquilla
Chief Investment Officer, Arrano Capital

Bruce Powers
Head of Trading Systems Development, Relentless 13 Capital

Philip Bahoshy
Founder and CEO, MAGNiTT

Mark Cachia
Founder, Scytale Ventures

Steen Jakobsen
Chief Investment Officer, Saxo Bank

Rami Maalouf
Solutions Practice Lead, MENA, ConsenSys

Bader Al Sayer
CEO, Al Dhow Holding

Alon Goren
Founding Partner, Draper Goren Holm

Erwin Roex
Managing Partner, BEX Capital

Iskandar Najjar
CEO, Equiti Group

Amy Bensted
Head of Data Products, Preqin

Mrinal Manohar
CEO, CasperLabs

Frederic de Melker
Managing Director - Personal Banking, RAKBANK

Peter Balint
Managing Partner & CIO, Infinity Capital Group

Frank Gessner
Chairman & Co-Founder, Invao

Essam Albakr
CEO, Ejada Capital

Anthem Hayek Blanchard
Co-Founder & CEO, Hera Software Development

Swen Werner
Global Product Manager, Digital Product Development, State Street

Bobby Cho
Global Head of Trading, Cumberland

Thomas Schornstein
Member of the Executive Board, additiv AG

John Hensel
COO/CRO, Securrency, Inc

Brian Muench
President, Allianz Investment Management LLC & Allianz Investment Management U.S.

Michael Schwartz
Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Cassandre Vandeputte
Blockchain Solution Architect, SettleMint

Heather Henyon
Founding General Partner, Mindshift Capital

Mark Chahwan
CEO, Sarwa

Mehdi Fichtali
Founder & CEO, FinaMaze

Shira Rubinoff
Chief Strategy Officer, Hera Software Development

Racha Alkhawaja
Group Chief Distribution & Development Officer, Equitativa

Animesh Saxena
Chief Investment Officer, Growmore Group

Tim Fox
Chief Economist & Head of Research, Emirates NBD

Deepak Mehra
Head of Investments, Commercial Bank of Dubai

Henny Sender
Chief Correspondent, Financial Times Hong Kong

Chi-Won Yoon
Chairman, Diginex

Matthew Liepert
Managing Director, Antares Capital

Philippe Germain
Director, ROI Securitisation

Deen Cadi
Head, Client Solutions, MEA, SettleMint

Walid Hanna
CEO, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP)

Daniel Page
Head of Asset Management Advisory, KPMG Ireland (London)

Sean Daykin
Principal, Mercer

Robert Cohen
Managing Director, NKB Group

Fred Pye
Chairman & CEO, 3iQ

Marc de Kloe
Partner, Theta capital

Manoj Narender Madnani
Founder & CEO, DSA Group of Companies

Henry Azzam
Director, MS Finance Program, American University of Beirut

Stanislav Kostyukhin
Commercial Owner - Trader Segment, Saxo Bank

Walter Schindler
Founder & CEO, Transformation LLC & SAIL Capital Partners LLC

William Reichert
Head of Corporate in the Middle East, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Kunal Lahori
Director, Manrre REIT

Matthew Van Niekerk
Co-Founder & CEO, SettleMint

David Russell
Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers

Luciano Jannelli, PhD, CFA
Head Investment Strategy, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

Nicholas Wright
Regional head of SAS, Saxo Bank

Jorge Sebastiao
Co-Founder & CEO, GBO

Tony Hchaime
Head of M&A and ECM, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Justin d'Anethan
Head of Exchange Sales, EQONEX

Craig Roberts
Regional Managing Director - MENA, Apex Group Ltd.

Gus Chehayeb
Co-Founder and CIO, Sancta Capital Management

Alex Gemici
CEO, Greenstone Equity Partners

Nabil Issa
Partner, King & Spalding LLP

Ebrahim K Ebrahim
Board Member, Takaud Savings & Pensions

Fabio Scacciavillani
Chief Economist, Nuverse

Maral Sivzattian
Investment Director, Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners

Saber Farooqi
COO & General Counsel, Dalma Capital

Gary Sheynkman
Partner, Leyden Ventures

Luciano Acosta
Regional Director - EMEA, Flex Funds

Emilio Escartin
Professor of Islamic Finance Asset Management & Private Equity, IE Business School

Amine Bentaleb
Senior Portfolio Manager, Kimera Corp

Daniel Masters
Executive Chairman, CoinShares

Paul Shea
Managing Partner, Beechbrook Capital

Andrew Hoffmann
Founder & CEO, Rock Island LLC

Andy Zynga

John Hardy
Head of FX Strategy, Saxo Bank

Chatura Randeniya
Partner, Afridi & Angell

Cherine Ghali
Executive Director, Paraiba

Christian Speckhardt
Impact Investment Advisor, Independent Director, simpAct

Robert E. Kiernan III
Chief Executive Officer, Advanced Portfolio Management LLC

Gaurav Kashyap
Head of Futures Trading, Equiti Group

Christopher Weafer
Senior Partner, Macro-Advisory Limited

Jason Barsema
Co-Founder & President, Halo Investing

Benjamin Fanger
Managing Partner, Shorevest Partners

Deborah Webster
Founder & CEO, AMANI Circle

Christopher Matta
President, 3iQ Digital Assets (US)

Dilip Massand
Managing Director, Phoenix Advisors

Farouk Jivraj
Head of Investment Strategies (QIS) Research, Barclays

Mirza Beg
Founding Partner, Ruya Partners

Fadwa Mohanna
CEO, micity fz co

Dmitry Nazarov
CEO, Genesis Vision

Dominic Longman
CEO, Digital Asset Advisory

Dominique Lecocq
Managing Partner, lecocqassociate

Dominique Habegger
Head of Cadmos Funds & Sustainable Investment Advisor, de Pury Pictet Turrettini & Cie

Ben Gulliver
Senior Portfolio Manager, Pemberton Asset Management

Giang Bui
Head of US Exchange Traded Products, Nasdaq

Dr. Farah Spencer
Managing Partner, GADG, Inc

Dr. Farzam Kamalabadi
President, Future Trends Group

Erik Sebusch
Global Strategy Leader Venture Capital, Mercer Investment Consulting

Ertharin Cousin
Distinguished Lecturer and Distinguished Fellow, Stanford University

Fiorenzo Manganiello
First Vice President, Professor, Banque Profil De Gestion, Geneva Business School

Francois Guibert
Chief Executive Officer, Economic Development Board, Mauritius

Hassan Jeraj
Investor Relations, Serone Capital Management

Frank Wagner
CEO & Co-Founder, Invao

Ian Lim Teck Soon
Co-Founder, Bamboo Wellness Holdings

James McCormack
Managing Director, Fitch Ratings

Javier Espinoza
Private Capital Correspondent, Financial Times

Kanes Naidu Athinaidu
Group CTO, Global Business & Underwriting, The Archipelago Group

Eric Pollackov
Global Head of ETF Capital Markets, Invesco ETFs

Klas Tikkanen
COO, Nordic Capital

Krish Bissoonauthsing
Chief Executive Officer, AfDex - Africa Digital Exchange

Matthew Finlayson
Co-Founder & Head of Product, Invictus Capital

Laura Merlini
Managing Director, EMEA, CAIA Association

Mais Haddadin
Strategic Advisor, Board Member, Topan AG, Anglo Jordanian Society

Mario Marconi
Partner, Africa Wealth Partners

Maaz Sheikh

Martin Cornish
Principal, U.K. Director, M.W. Cornish, The Hedge Funds Association

Dr. Richard Norris
Director, Fellow, Pandreco Energy Advisors, Canadian Global Affairs Institute

May Ben Khadra
Business Anchor, CNBC Arabia

Gregory Friedman
Head of ETF Management & Strategy, Fidelity Investments

Michel Dominicé
Founder & Senior Partner, Dominicé & Co - Asset Management

Nikola Stojanow
CBDO, aeternity

Oliver Prock
CEO and CIO, Salus Alpha

Orhan Osmansoy
Operating Partner, TVM Capital Healthcare Partners

Patrick Low
Adjunct Professor, University of Hong Kong

Patrick Oerer
CEO, Emirates Wealth

Macky O'Sullivan
Senior Associate, King & Spalding

Patrick Lowry
CEO & Managing Partner, Iconiq Holding

Rachel Pether
Senior Advisor & Co-Host, Follow the Money, Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

Pascal van Knijff
Founder & CEO, Chief Strategy Officer, Future of Trust BV, Crypto Daily

Andrew Pitts-Tucker
Managing Director, Apex ESG Ratings

Ro Charlz
Vice President, Vickers Venture Partners

Simon Hopkins
CEO, Milltrust International

Bart Cornelissen
Partner – Middle East Energy, Resources & Industrials Leader, Deloitte

Sona Blessing
Research Specialist, Moderator, Alternative Alternatives, Insights

Stergios Voskopoulos
CEO, Kanoo Capital

Sylvain Vieujot
Executive Deputy Chairman, Emirates REIT

Vicky Hudson
Senior Investment Manager, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Vin Menon
Co-Founder & Strategic Advisor,

Chaim Hack
Director of EMEA Business, Enfusion

Najla Al Shirawi
Chief Executive Officer, SICO

Razvan Remsing
Director of Investment Solutions, Aspect Capital

Wael Aburida
Managing Partner, Halo Investment Management

William Tohmé, CFA
Senior Regional Head - MENA, CFA Institute

Paula Petkova
Senator, World Business Angels Forum

Yuri Lobyntsev
Co-Founder & CTO, Cindicator

Michael Langton
Head of Outsourced Services Sales - APAC, Enfusion

Ramy Echo
Managing Director, Echo Capital

Arshad Mohammad Khan
Co-Founder & CEO, Arabian Bourse

Michael Gord
CEO, GDA Group

Nishit Lakhotia
Head of Research, SICO

Mark Irwin
Managing Director, Sentinel Commodities

Peter Cirenza
Chairman of Private Equity & Tactical Strategies, Tikehau Capital

Han Verstraete
Founder & CEO, Senior Advisor, Otonomos, Bitfolio

Dino Verbrugge
Founder, DV Trading

Talal Tabbaa
COO, Jibrel AG

Irina Heaver
Director - Legal & Strategy, Genero Capital

Stephan Kind
Partner, LGT Capital Partners Ltd.

Ahmed Ismail
Co-Founder, HAYVN

Andreas Matsas
CEO & Portfolio Manager, Corinth Capital Investment Fund

John Trammell
Managing Director, Head of Global Strategic Initiatives, Symphony Financial Partners

Richard Barkham
Global Chief Economist, CBRE

Chengsen Yeh
Founder & Managing partner, ZiAsset Consulting

Dr. Ruchi Dana
Partner, Dana Group

Rami M. Alnajjar
Founder & CEO, Black Bull Options

Jae Hwang
Chief Maverick, Tectonic Ideas Lab

Suneel Gokhale
Partner, VentureSouq

Dana Novakovic
Managing Director, LBC Energy Advisory

Leon Thursfield Smith

Kjetil Pettersen
CEO & Chairman, KryptoVault

David Moscato
Managing Partner, Quarantia Capital Advisory

Mervyn Tang
Senior Director & Global Head of ESG Research, Fitch Ratings

Anton Gans
Founder & Managing Partner, Zenith Family Office

H.E. Gabriel Abed
Barbados Ambassador to the UAE, Government of Barbados, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade

Christine Kampinga
Managing Director, Quantum Impact Investing

Ian Russ
Managing Principal, Delta Rhino Capital

Stephane Farouze
Founder & Chairman, 8F Asset Management

Paritosh Gambhir
Partner, KPMG Lower Gulf

Ram Gopalakrishnan
Director, Affirma Capital

Shaun Lim
Co-Head & Managing Director, Hopu-Arm Innovation Fund

Matthias Knab
Founder, Opalesque Global Services

James Burron
President, Canadian Association of Alternative Strategies & Assets

Terry Culver
Board Director & Senior Executive Officer, Matrix

H.E. Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh
CEO, Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah)

Hubertus Thonhauser
Chairman of the Board, Tezos Foundation

Jaime Leverton
CEO, Hut 8 Mining

John D’Agostino
Senior Advisor: Strategy and Partnerships, Coinbase Institutional

Salim Omar Salim
Director, Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone

Austin Reid
Chief of Staff, FalconX

Tim Fox
Founder & Managing Director, Tim Fox Advisory

Srinu Chowhan
VP Marketing & Growth, BitOasis

H.E. Hussain Mohammed Al Mahmoudi
CEO, Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP)

Mike Levitt
Co-Founder, Co-Chairman, & CEO, Core Scientific

Amanda Fabiano
Head of Mining, Galaxy Digital

Haydn Hammond
Sales Director, Invictus Capital

Fred Thiel
CEO, Marathon Digital Holdings

Ken Coghill
Director – Innovation & Technology Risk Supervision, Dubai Financial Services Authority

Aurora Wong
Founding Partner, Board Member, DEX Ventures, DMA

Rabih Khoury
Managing Partner & Chief Exit Officer, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP)

Mark Hill
Partner and Head of Commercial, IP & TMT in the Middle East, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Les Male
CEO, Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX)

Amrita Sethi
NFT Artist, Art by Amrita

Lim Say Cheong
Chief Executive Officer, Lootah Capital

Michael Terpin
CEO, Transform Group

Simon O'Brien
Executive Director - Markets, Abu Dhabi Global Market

Gurraj Singh Sangha
Chief Quantitative Investment Officer, Token Metrics Ventures

Lucius Gregory Meredith
Founder, President & CEO, RChain Cooperative

Gulpreet Kohli
Founder & CEO, Mylen Investment

Meher Mirchandani
Director, Manrre Logistics Fund

Hany Choueiri
Vice-Chair, Chief Data Officer, GLEIF, Aldermore Bank

Frank Holmes
CEO & CIO, Executive Chairman, U.S. Global Investors, HIVE Blockchain Technologies, Ltd

Vladimir Maslyakov
Co-Founder & CTO, TheKey

David Gan
Founder & General Partner, OP Crypto Capital Management

Taras Kulyk
SVP, Growth, Core Scientific

Sharif Farha
Portfolio Manager, Safehouse Capital

Joel Dietz
Founder, ArtWallet

George Triplow
Senior Vice President, Northern Trust

Suresh Withana
Investment Manager, Jade Road Investments

Anshul Rai
Founder, Earthwise Investors

Phillip Gillespie
Co-CEO, B2C2

Aman Merchant
Chief Provocateur, Radicle

Pranav Sharma
Founding Partner, Woodstock Fund

Shameer Thaha
CEO (EMEA) & Global Chief Strategy Officer, Accubits

Miloud Boudjemai
Investment Director - Private Equity, PROPARCO

Sohail Lalani
Founder & CEO, Eglinton Capital Partners

Manus Cranny
Co-anchor - Daybreak Middle East & Daybreak Europe, Bloomberg

Eleni Giokos
Anchor & Correspondent, CNN

Dan Murphy
Correspondent, CNBC

Scott Armstrong
Editor in Chief, Arabian Business

Thomas Nägele
Attorney at Law, Mag. iur., LL.M. Managing Partner and Founder, NÄGELE Attorneys at Law LLC

Vadim Krekotin
Co-Founder & CEO, Founding Partner, Cointelegraph China, Cryptomeria Capital

Radha Bhandari
Founder & Managing Director, R&B Strategic Management

Basim Habib
Head of Middle East Research, Preqin

Kelly Pettersen
Institutional Sales, Trading & Prime Services, Coinbase

Sarah Cocker
Managing Director, Amplify Project Management Services

Lincoln Ellis
Senior Investment Strategist, Global Family Office, Northern Trust