Ziad has extensive experience negotiating equity and quasi-equity operations. He has been responsible for raising several private equity and quasi-equity funds. Ziad led the arrangement and placement of over $1.5 bn in private equity funds. He acts as a board member for several African companies. Prior to co-founding AfricInvest in 1994, Ziad was Head of Financial Institutions and Capital Markets Department at Citibank Tunis. Ziad is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and of the École des Mines de Paris, France.
Ziad is member of the Board of major local, regional, and emerging markets private equity associations and other Associations that foster Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Africa.