Fahed Boodai

Tapping into a Niche Market

Fahed is explaining the dynamics of a niche market by sharing the characteristics of it, giving a view on the challenges there, and highlighting the opportunities found in such markets.

Chairman at GFG

Fahed Boodai

Fahed Boodai is a finance industry businessman and an entrepreneur who has been operating in three niche segments; digital banking industry, real estate development, and Private Equity Real Estate. With more than 20 years of banking experience, Fahed has presided over diverse real estate acquisitions and exits totaling more than USD 3 Bn. Fahed Boodai is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Gatehouse Financial Group, which comprises of Gatehouse Bank plc, Gatehouse Capital, and associated companies. A full regulated UK financial services provider, Gatehouse Bank is a fast growing Shariah-compliant digital bank offering savings product and finance for commercial and residential real-estate customers in the UK. The Bank success in combining market expertise, competitive products and an ethical approach to finance has been recognized through a number of UK and global industry awards. Kuwait-based Gatehouse Captial is a leading Private Equity Real Estate firm. The company has built deep relationships with diverse clients, based on transparency, discretion and aligned interests. Gatehouse Capital’s primary goal is to help clients customize their investment strategies for maximum returns. It also work diligently to ensure that clients fully understand the associated risk and/or return profiles of investment strategies. Boodai is also Vice-Chairman and CEO at Securities House and is an angel investor in in leading online photo publishing service, Snapbook Inc. and National Creative Industries Group (NCIG), a creative incubation and content development facility within the middle east.

  • 20+ years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated track record
  • Global market knowledge

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Senior Manager at EY

Mariam Al Duwaisan

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Undersecretary at MOCI

Nasser Al Mutawa

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Co-CEO at The Taken Seat

Abdullah Al Mutawa

Abdullah is discussing business exits by giving a view on how to prepare for an exit