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Mr. Ranjit Bhonsle

Healthcare Advisor

Ranjit started his professional career as financial analyst for Kidder, Peabody & Co., an investment bank, in New York City in 1991. After serving two years working with the firm’s corporate restructuring group, Ranjit joined Kohlberg & Co., a New York based mid-market leveraged buyout and growth capital private equity firm. In 1995, he moved to San Francisco to open the firm’s San Francisco office and became a general partner of the firm in 1998.

In 2001, he moved back to New York, and founded Ravelin Capital to manage capital on behalf of himself and select family offices with the mandate to invest in buy-and- build strategies and late stage companies. In 2007, he joined Ithmar Capital as a general partner and continues with the firm in the capacity as a founding shareholder and member of the board of directors and investment committee.

He is also a co-founder of Athena Global Partners which develops, finances and operates companies in the well-being industry with a primary focus on preventive care. He is also a member of the board of directors of AMI, LLC (Saudi Arabia) and Dewan Architects & Engineers, LLC (UAE). He has proven experience and expertise in governance, organizational development and behavior, strategic and tactical planning, and corporate finance. Ranjit obtained a BA-Economics from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 1991 and a Master of Business Administration in 2005 from the London Business School.

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Mr. Stergios Voskopoulos

International Business Advisor

Stergios Voskopoulos is the CEO of Kanoo Capital, the Investment Division within YBA Kanoo, one of the largest and oldest family conglomerates in the Middle East. As CEO of Kanoo Capital, Mr. Voskopoulos is responsible for the active management of direct and indirect investments regionally and globally and sits on several Corporate Boards and Investment Committees.

Mr. Voskopoulos has over 20 years of global experience in the areas of Asset Management, Private Equity and M&A, including AIG Global Investment Group, Barclays, Investcorp and Seera Investment Bank.

He has an MBA in Finance & Investments from Zicklin School of Business in New York and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Athens and speaks six languages having lived and worked in seven countries.

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Mr. Salman Al Ghazzawi

M&A Advisor

Salman Ghazzawi envisions a world where the entrepreneur is enabled and empowered to achieve his dreams and goals. Schooled in international business, he is a true visionary who seeks not only to bring resource platforms together in a cohesive and transparent manner but also to engineer business systems for optimized delivery and performance.

Salman brings to the scene more than 12 years of diverse experience in deferent fields such as (Real Estate, Aviation, Development, and Direct Placements) with established business. His depth of operational knowledge combined with top tier leadership and diplomacy is considered as an asset. With careful attention to detail and an eye for perfection, Salman is able to help lead multiple corporations in becoming industry leaders and efficient engines of success.

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Ms. Shaugh AlShafei

Private Equity Advisor

Shaugh is an experienced investment professional with over 15 years of hands-on experience in the fields of private equity, venture capital and investment banking in the Middle East.

Shaugh started off her career at Bank ABC's Investment Banking Division and later moved on to VC Bank where she managed the bank's and region's first venture capital fund, gaining deep insight and knowledge in pre and post-acquisition activities. In 2014, Shaugh joined PineBridge ME and was a key member in the Investment & Portfolio Management Team where she oversaw deals across the MENA region including Turkey and the UAE. She has worked in various industries including healthcare, specialty chemicals' manufacturing and specialty retail. Being a natural risk risk-taker and entrepreneur at heart, it was only natural for Shaugh to bring together all her past experiences and venture out to create a business of her own - GETaBOUQUET - a highly successful online marketplace for flowers. She remains a shareholder in this business.

Shaugh is Bahrain's first female MBA holder from Said Business School at Oxford University and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University in Canada where she majored in Finance.

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Mr. Abhishek Mukherjee

International Real Estate Advisor

Abhishek started his career with Deloitte in India and brings over 15 years of extensive experience in real estate investments, asset management and corporate finance in Middle East, UK, USA, and India. Previously he was Vice President – Investments with RMZ Corp, one of the leading (grade A) commercial office developers in India. Prior to that, he worked with Venture Capital Bank a Bahrain based investment bank and managed real estate investments worth over US$ 400 million in Bahrain, London, and Atlanta.

Abhishek is based in Vienna and is responsible for sourcing direct real estate investment opportunities in UK, Europe, identifying and structuring JV platforms with local asset managers and transaction management. He holds a master’s in real estate from University of San Diego, California, MBA from Mumbai, and a degree in corporate law from ICSI, India.