Partner, Mayaasim Al-Khaleej Real Estate Development Company, holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Prior to Mayaasim, Mr. Abukhadra was a Managing Director for seven years at JPMorgan Chase Bank heading the asset management division for the bank in the Middle East.
Mr. Abukhadra has held various other senior positions in the region including Managing Director at Rasmala Investments, CEO of iHilal Financial Services, Director at the Carlyle Group and Senior Engineer at Saudi Aramco, the national oil company of Saudi Arabia.
In addition, Mr. Abukhadra served on various boards as a non-executive director including TAIB Bank, in Bahrain (Vice Chairman) and Tatweer (Kuwait real estate developer).
Mr. Abukhadra is currently Chairman of the board at Metlife, AIG, ANB a joint venture insurance company between Metlife and AIG from the USA and Arab National Bank in Saudi Arabia.