Board member since 2014. Shirish Saraf is the Founder and Vice Chairman of Samena Capital and in June 2014, he led the acquisition of a significant stake in RAK Ceramics PJSC. Previously he was co-founder at Abraaj Capital, Dubai UAE; Vice President- Direct Investments and Syndication for TAIB Bank, Bahrain and Vice President of AMZ Merchant Bank. In September 2013, he was listed as one of Asia’s 25 most influential people in Private Equity by Asian Investors. Mr Saraf was educated at Charterhouse (England) and holds a BSc (Economics) from the London School of Economics and Political Science.