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Ms. Mashael Isa Fairooz

Founding Partner

Ms. Mashael is the founder of JE O Capital Management W.L.L. She is an accomplished investment banker with a proven track record of closing many successful transactions in the GCC region. She has more than 15 years of experience in deal origination, negotiation, and placement. She established JEO in 2015 with a focus on domestic investment opportunities in the GCC that are sound, scalable and have regional dimensions. Since then, JEO has expanded to uncover greater success with its clients.

In her career, she has devised products and services that cater to the needs of private institutional & individual investors, family offices, funds, and other corporate investors from sultanate of Oman and across the GCC, in addition to government and quasi-government agencies and bodies like pension funds with investment and development mandates. She has displayed commendable dedication in pursuit to give her clients access to the exponentially growing and generously rewarding investment opportunities through customized- sophisticated offerings.

In addition to her role at JEO, Mashael is the Founder and board member of Dreams Society, Bahrain. Prior to that she was the Regional Director at Beacon Capital Management, an investment boutique firm based in the U.K. She has also served as a Regional Director at Bank Al Khair for 3 years. Under her portfolio, she has additional work experience with Addax Investment Bank, Century 21 & LPIC (UK). Mashael is a BA graduate from Hult International Business School in London, UK and holds an MBA from the University of Strathclyde.

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Mr. Biju Menon, CFA

Partner

Biju is an experienced investment professional with more than 17 years of post-qualification experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity, and Asset Management in the Middle East, United Kingdom and India.

Biju is skilled in all aspects of deal management including deal generation, investment research, investment structuring, legal structuring, financial modelling, post-investment monitoring and business planning.

Prior to joining JEO, he was working as Director Investment with J Equity Partners, a boutique investment bank in Bahrain. In his role with J Equity Partners he was responsible for the international real estate portfolio of the United Kingdom primarily in the industrial and logistic space. He was actively involved in deal sourcing, deal evaluation, due diligence, secure financing, negotiation, legal documentation, and post investment monitoring for all the transactions. He also has a rich experience in concluding transactions in the education and healthcare sector in the GCC region.

Previously he also had senior investment roles with Venture Capital Bank, BMB Investment Bank and Clarges Capital, UK. He started his career as Buy Side Analyst with JM Morgan Stanley in Mumbai. Biju has completed his master’s in accounting from Mumbai University, MBA (Finance) from Saint Marys University in Canada and is a CFA Charter holder.

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Ms. Pria Masson Tanwar

Director of Strategy

Pria is an investment banking and consulting professional with over 14 years of experience. She started her career with JP Morgan in 2005, has since worked with global firms including CRISIL (a Standard & Poor’s Company in India), Ernst & Young, KPMG, and BDO in their transaction advisory divisions.

She has experience across the investment banking value-chain and has been involved in deal origination, valuation, contract negotiations, strategy advisory, fund raising, joint venture planning and deal structuring across a variety of industries including Education, Hospitality, Infrastructure and Manufacturing. Pria holds a Bachelors in Economics and an MBA in Finance and Marketing.

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Mr. Mario Moussallem

Director of Business Development

Mario began his career at Goldman Sachs working on fixed income, currencies, and commodities. There he enhanced his skills and fine-tuned his knowledge of the global financial markets. He then joined BMB Investment Bank where he worked on the trading desk and later moved to FX sales and business development.

Mario has a recognized ability in networking and can identify strategic relationships which allow him to match people to the right opportunities. This valuable skill set makes him an attractive addition to JE O’s team.

Mario holds a BS in Business Management from University College of Bahrain.

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Ms. Reem Al Khatem

Head of Finance

Reem Ebrahim Al Khatem holds a bachelor’s in finance from American University of Sharjah, UAE. She first gained experience in accounting when she was a senior student in university, where she interned for an accounting position at Al Marwid located in Dubai, UAE. During her internship she learned to communicate with clients and to work as part of a team to fulfil all necessary tasks. After she graduated, she worked as an accountant at Spring travel and tourism in Bahrain two years. Her duties were to handle all accounts with tasks including preparation of financial statements and annual auditing to ensure accuracy and transparency in financial reports.

In April 2019 Reem joined JEO Capital Management where she has been serving as the head of finance. In her position she accounts for all outgoing and incoming transactions, making careful records of all expenses for annual auditing purposes. Reem is currently pursuing to be Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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Mr. Krishna Badoni

Analyst

Krishna possesses a creative fresh mind, showcasing great zeal to learn and expand his knowledge base. His initial experience has been as a student in university where he interned at Trust Re, a Re Insurance company in the Kingdom of Bahrain. He worked in the Facultative Property department, where he performed data entry and risk assessment on offers. There, he learnt the skill of corporate communication and working as a team toward achieving set objectives.

In 2019, Krishna graduated from the NMIMS University, India with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. Following which he joined JEO as an Intern for few months and currently performs his duties in the capacity of an analyst. His role involves market research, transaction assessment, due diligence, financial modelling, and client presentations.