Khaled Almheiri is a professional investor, entrepreneur and visionary who has successfully established several leading businesses in the UAE in such diverse sectors as Finance, Education, Retail and Hospitality.
Born in the UAE, educated in the United States and having spent extensive time in Japan, Mr. Almheiri is truly a global citizen with established relationships in the corporate, government, fashion, finance and technology sectors.
Mr. Almheiri started his career with the Abu Dhabi government where he went on to work in the North America Department of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) where he specialised in technology and telecommunication equity investments. After leaving ADIA, Mr. Almheiri founded Evolvence Capital, a holding company with a private equity focus which has investments in several sectors including Education, Retail and Asset Management. As the Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of the Group, Mr. Almheiri has been involved in all phases of the firm’s development.
Mr. Almheiri is the Chairman of Evolvence India Fund PCC, the first and largest independent India focused private equity fund of funds; Chairman of the investment committee of Evolvence India Life Sciences Fund, LLC, a private equity fund focusing on pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in India; Chairman of the Board of Governors of Repton School Dubai, the first overseas partner school in the GCC of the prestigious UK independent school; Chairman of Evolvence Knowledge Investments Limited, an education investment company formed to invest in the sector and operate top tier educational institutions in the GCC and emerging Asia; Chairman of the Board of Governors of Repton School Abu Dhabi and Foremarke School Dubai, two additional partner schools based on the success of Repton School Dubai; and Chairman of Ginza Holdings Group Inc, a consumer goods investment company focused on making investments in the fast growing industries of consumer, retail, food and beverage sectors in the GCC.
Mr. Almheiri is also on the board of directors of Al Qudra Holding and Insurance House.
Mr. Almheiri holds a B.Sc in Finance from Saint Louis University, Missouri, USA.