Management Bios

Manaf Abdulaziz Isahq AL-Hajeri, CEO & Chairman

Company CEO, Manaf Abdulaziz Isahq AL-Hajeri embodies the core company values of honesty, integrity and second-to-none customer service which have earned Markaz Arabian Fund Company preferred status with many of our clients.Abdullah holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Oxford University, UK.

Amanee Ebrahim Al Omanee, Director for Strategy and Investment

With Markaz Arabian Fund Company since its inception, Mr. Amanee has over twenty years of experience in the hedge fund industry. Before joining Markaz Arabian Fund , Amanee was Chief Investment Officer of SFG Asset Advisors, a family office Global Macro hedge fund based in San Francisco CA from 2005-2009.., . Amanee has been a Investment Director for Markaz Arabian Fund Company, since 1990's. Mr. Amanee holds an MBA in Finance, and a Master’s degree in International Management from the University of Denver

Mohd Mohammed Al Khafif, Chief Investment Officer

Mohd began his career at Investment Banking Firms at Dubai UAE before joining our team over a decades ago. He has over 18 years of experience; and prior to establishing Markaz Arabian Fund Company Ahmed worked at Bahrain Investment Authority ‘’BDIA’’ as a Deputy Director and an Investment Practitioner..
He Holds a Masters in Finance as well as an MBA degree.

Ali Hassan Khalil, Senior Investment Analyst

Ali is a senior investment analyst covering international equities. He joined Markaz Arabian Fund Company in 2012 and has more than 8 years of industry experience. Prior to his current role, Ali was an investment analyst in ING IM where he looked at equities and fixed income securities in frontier markets. Previously, he was an investment banking analyst for BNP Paribas CIB where he conducted project finance risk analysis. Aliholds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations. He also received a master in finance from Reims Management School in France.

Frantz Demurger, Senior Portfolio Manager

Frantz joined Markaz Arabian Fund Company, has over thirteen years of experience in Portfolio Management both in long and absolute return funds; he holds an MBA in Econometrics and Finance and a BA in Philosophy and Mathematical Logic from Paris Sorbonne University in France. Prior to this current role Frantz was the Senior Vice President – Head of Investments at the National Investor. He also worked for six years at Credit Agricole (AMUNDI Asset Management Paris) as a Convertible Bond Arbitrage and Structured Products Fund Managers.