Zaid is a serial entrepreneur with a professional career spanning over 2 decades in emerging markets, overseeing the establishment of world-class ventures across multiple asset-classes.
He is passionate about corporate strategy while expanding businesses and driving shareholder value, holding multiple board seats at leading institutions throughout the US, Europe and the Middle East. Zaid held various senior positions within leading international banks incl. Raiffeisen in Vienna, Gatehouse in London and VTB Capital in Moscow and Dubai. He started professional career as a Middle East Consultant at the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna back in 2000.
Zaid is currently pursuing his PhD at the world-renowned Institute for Law and Finance at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, while holding an Master of Science in Investment Banking and Finance from the Vienna University for Economics & Business Administration. He is native in Arabic, fluent in German as well as in English and advanced in Russian.