Chairman of the Board
Board Member and Chairman since 2021. Sheikh Saqr brings financial expertise to the Board of RAK Ceramics having worked in multiple relevant roles both in the public and private domains. Sheikh Saqr is part of the investment team at the Investment and Development Office, the sovereign investment arm of the Government of Ras Al Khaimah overseeing a portfolio of strategic assets. Sheikh Saqr holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Banking and International Finance from CASS Business School, City University of London.
Vice Chairman of the Board
Board member since 2015. Fawaz AlRajhi is also Chairman of the Board, CEO and Head of Investment Committee for Al Rajhi United, a family-owned investment company with offices in Riyadh, Jeddah, New York and Dubai, focusing on public equity, private equity and real estate. Prior to this, he served as Head of Private Equity Placement as well as Director of Sales and Distribution at Al Rajhi Capital. Mr AlRajhi has also worked with Proctor & Gamble as a systems analyst at their Arabian Peninsula headquarters. Mr AlRajhi holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Stanford University, USA and Bachelors in MIS and Accounting from KFUPM, KSA.
Board Member since 2015. Sheikh Khalid holds business management qualification from New York University, Abu Dhabi Campus. Sheikh Khalid Bin Saud Al Qasimi is the Chairman of RAK Ceramics PJSC and is also Chairman of Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah and Vice Chairman of the Investment and Development Office, Government of Ras Al Khaimah. Sheikh Khalid Bin Saud Al Qasimi has extensive experience in finance and investment management.
Executive Board Member
Board member since 2016. Mr Moukahhal has more than 12 years of experience in private equity investments and is currently serving as Managing Director of Samena Capital Investments Limited in Dubai, focusing on investments within the MENA region. Mr Moukahhal holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from McGill University.
Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Sharjah, Master’s in International Law, Public Relations and Diplomacy from the Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the American University of Sharjah. Currently, he is the General Manager of RAK Real Estate.
Board member since 2020. Khalid Al-Eisri is a Principal of Asset Management for the Oman Investment Authority and is currently managing a portfolio of private equity investments valued at around USD 1000 Mil, in multiple sectors including retail, manufacturing, healthcare, education, aviation, real estate, renewable energy, technology and power. Mr. Al-Eisri Served as a board member in a number of prominent companies including Oman Growth Fund, Oman & Emirates Investment Holding, Oman Orix Leasing, Rotary Engineering, Gulf Mushroom Company, United Finance, Ubaar Capital and Retail Arabia. Prior to this, Mr Al-Eisri provided advisory services such as private placement, feasibility studies, rights issues, IPOs and other specialised assignments at Gulf Baader Capital Markets. Mr Al-Eisri holds a Bachelor Degree in Finance from Sultan Qaboos University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Private Equity Specialist.
Board Member since June 2021. Mrs. Farah Al Mazrui has more than 13 years of experience in financial advisory, strategy, investment as well as wealth management solutions to large Corporates, Families, Individuals and Governments. She holds BSc Hons -Economics from Queen Mary, University of London and MSc -Risk Management and Financial Engineering from Tanaka Business School, Imperial College. She was Associate Director – Global Advisory in Rothschild & Co., a Leading independent financial advisory group providing M&A, strategy, and financing advice, as well as investment and wealth management solutions to large Corporates, Families, Individuals, and Governments globally.