Chadi founded VII Ventures in 2020 following a number of successful start-up ventures in the technology and innovation space. A Lebanese national, Chadi co-founded Integrated Technology Services (ITSeL) in 2011. He holds an Engineering Degree and Executive MBA from ESCP Business School in Paris.
Furkan is a well known global investment banker who has deep experience in more than 10 countries. He is currently Group CFO at one of the largest steel firms in Turkey and independent directors of 2 different banks in Kazakhstan and Albania.
Over 25 years experience serving the financial services and broader industry sector, Aidil Salleh is now the MD and Founder of Jana Kapital – a fintech startup & pioneer in online Islamic crowdfunding platform in Brunei.
Salman has been leading early-stage startup investing, corporate venturing, and consulting on strategy and transactions. He is an advocate of impact investing and ecosystem growth, and an avid mentor for several technology-driven startups, guiding innovators emerging from universities and corporates on their entrepreneurial journey.
Experienced operating at Board level in both the public and private sectors, and a trusted adviser to multinational corporations, family offices, governments and NGOs, Atifa is passionate about delivering change and brings energy, professional discipline, flexibility and pace to the boardroom.
Head of Strategy & Business Development at Wahed, As’ad has over two decades of experience in growing brands globally and currently serves as an advisor to several organisations, specialising on curating growth and funding strategies.
Sabial is a Strategic and M&A Advisor helping businesses scale and optimise value. He also privately invests and advises UK start-ups through his own private investment vehicle, Indus Valley Capital. Sabial is a Big 4 Chartered Accountant with 10 years ofCorporate Finance and Investment Banking Experience.