APIC Capital Team

Our team is comprised of outstanding investment professionals backed by a versatile and deeply experienced Investment Committee

Our Team

Maher Awartani

Managing Director, APIC Capital

Maher Awartani has over 15 years of experience advising leading companies in Financial Services, Telecom & Technology, Consumer Goods, Retail and Private Equity across MENA and North America. His areas...

Jude Al Louzi

Investment Associate

Jude  Al Louzi has over 4 years of experience in Private Equity. Her expertise includes leading M&A transactions end-to-end, as well as driving value creation and portfolio management. Her experience...

Zina Rajjal

Investment Associate

Zina Rajjal has over 5 years of experience in Asset Management. Prior to joining APIC, she worked as a senior financial analyst at Capital Investments, Jordan where she was responsible...

Our Investment Committee

Nashat Masri

Board Member

Nashat Masri is a founder and partner of Foursan Group. He began his professional career with J.P. Morgan in New York and then London, where he served as a vice...

Hashim Shawa

Board Member

Hashim Shawa joined Bank of Palestine as the chairman and general manager in 2007, leading the bank through institutionalization, financial inclusion and digitization. The group of bank of Palestine includes...

Lana Ghanem

Board Member

Lana Ghanem is the managing director of Hikma Ventures, the corporate VC arm of Hikma Pharmaceuticals, which she helped establish in 2015. She began her career at Hikma Pharmaceuticals in...

Leena Khalil

Board Member

Leena Khalil is the co-founder of Mumzworld, the Middle East’s biggest online retailer of everything mother, baby and child need, which was acquired by Saudi healthcare and consumer goods conglomerate Tamer...

Ahmad Atwan

Board Member

Ahmad Atwan is the CEO and founder of VC Fuel, an energy investment firm, as well as Clean Energy Services (CES), a renewable energy services company.  Previously, he served as...

Olga Aburdene

Board Member

Olga Aburdene is the chief executive officer of Capital Trust Limited, a UK FCA regulated financial advisory firm. She began her career in 1999 in public market brokerage at Linnco...

APIC Group Chairman and CEO

Tarek Omar Aggad

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Tarek Aggad is chairman and CEO of Arab Palestinian Investment Company – APIC, an investment holding company that he helped launch in 1994. APIC’s investments are diverse in the fields...