Wassim Moukahhal

Managing Director - Private Equity, Samena Capital

Mr Moukahhal is a Managing Director of Samena Capital Investments Limited in Dubai, focusing on investments within the Special Situations Funds. He focuses on sourcing, execution and portfolio management for transactions in the MENA region. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of RAK Ceramics PSC and its subsidiaries in Bangladesh, India and RAK Porcelain. Mr Moukahhal is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Anghami and a member of the Investment Committee of the Samena Special Situations Funds. He previously worked at EFG-Hermes in Dubai where he was a Vice President in the Private Equity and Infrastructure investments team. Prior to EFG, he worked in the Private Equity Group for The National Investor (TNI) in the UAE.


Mr Moukahhal holds a MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics & Finance from McGill University.