Ms. Elham Al Qasim
Ms. Elham also served as CEO of Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) and Executive Director of the Ghadan 21 programme at the Abu Dhabi Executive Office where she led the strategic planning for the government’s three-year, AED 50 billion investment programme aimed at accelerating Abu Dhabi’s economy.
Prior to this, Ms. Elham was a Director of Mubadala Investment Company, focusing on Mubadala’s Technology and Industry portfolio. Her responsibilities included building investment/entry strategy, business development, value creation, post-acquisition asset management, and monetization. During this time, Ms. Elham also served on the executive leadership team of Emirates Global Aluminium and delivered a two-year post-merger integration program.
Ms. Elham’s international career also includes JPMorgan Investment Bank, where she was part of the Global Diversified Industrials Team based in London, handling M&A transactions in chemicals, metals and mining, and infrastructure.
As a non-executive Director, Ms. Elham has served on a number of international and national public and private boards including Global Foundries, IHC, and Khalifa Fund. She is currently a Board Member of Amanat Holdings and CMRC, and Vice Chairperson of Apex Holdings and Abu Dhabi University.
Ms. Elham holds an MSc from the School of Social Policy at the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Business from the American University in Dubai. In April 2010, Ms. Elham became the first Arab woman to ski to the North Pole.