Yazan has over 15 years of experience in asset management in the MENA region investing in emerging markets. He has built experience of setting award-winning asset management practices in Dubai and Saudi Arabia through his career.
Yazan is currently the Head of Capital Markets at a private family office in the UAE based in Dubai. Previously, he was heading MENA Capital Markets at SEDCO Capital in Saudi Arabia (one of the largest family offices in Saudi), managing a team of investment analysts and portfolio managers.
Yazan has been continuously named in the MENA top 50 fund managers and has been awarded fund performance awards in addition to being named the Saudi asset manager of the year two years in a row.
In his previous roles, Yazan was the Fund Manager of ING Investment Management covering MENA and Frontier Markets. ING Investment Management was one of the first international asset managers to set up a MENA dedicated Asset Management practice with an investment team that was based in the Dubai International Financial Center.
Yazan holds a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and an MBA from London Business School.