Sajal Jagdish Heda
Sajal is CEO and Founding Partner of Amana Global Partners, which supports families and SFOs for their investment needs. He has around two decades of experience ranging from managing investments across asset classes and geographies to setting up of sophisticated single family offices. He has managed investments for prominent families in Middle East and Indian subcontinent. CIO magazine had selected Sajal, on their ‘40 under 40’ Chief Investment Officer list for 2016. He was involved with many notable international committees mainly – CFA Disciplinary Review Committee, AIMA Investor Steering Committee, CAIA Middle East Advisory Committee and others. He is very active on international conference speaker’s circuit and was involved with AIMA in writing papers. He is a graduate of Mumbai University, MBA from London Business School with CFA, CAIA and CDDA Charterholder and holds a CMA designation. He is an avid traveller and has been passionately involved in collecting Indian contemporary art.
Talal Marwan Elajou
Talal is a Founding Partner of Amana Global Partners, which advices families and Single Family Offices in the Middle East. He has multi-years of experience managing single-family office investments as he manages his own multi-billion-dollar single-family office. He represents his family interests in boards and advisory committees. He’s active in speaker circuits and been regularly invited to top-notch conferences in his region. His expertise is sourcing opportunities globally. He is an avid traveler and has been into collecting limited edition watches for the past 10 years.
Work experience: 30+ years of investment experience mainly
- 17 years with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority managing Fixed Income external funds
- 5 years with General Pensions and Social Security Authority (GPSSA) Abu Dhabi managing Liquid external funds
Education: CFA Charterholder (1995), Masters with major in Economics
- Involved in extensive research, analysis and due diligence for potential investments and business opportunities in order to have superior returns on invested capital, keeping in mind asset mix and diversification
- Involved in recruiting and building a diverse team, along with providing them appropriate training and platform to perform in a very conducive environment.
Education: CFA Charter Holder, Bachelor Of Commerce In Financial Accounting Management & Auditing.