Ahmed Refaie

Ahmed Refaie

Founder, CEO and Global CIO

A mathematician and computer engineer who turned into the entertainment industry at a very young age to run the concerts for the most famous singers and Djs from all over the world at the most sought after and international venues. Shifted tremendously to leading a military troop as a lieutenant in the Air Defense Forces fulfilling his service. He worked as a usability engineer and information architect in the IT sector, and funding manager in the Real Estate and the construction sectors, as well as started his own businesses in the Retail, FnB, Education & Training, and Finance & Investment industries.

Switched to business and finance and started the second wave of his career as an equity portfolio, fund manager and FX trader. Deeply experienced in the hedge fund industry. Ahmed instructs the CFA Charter levels 2 and 3 as well as teaching on different topics for banking, investment professionals and practitioners such as Technical Analysis, Asset Selection and Allocation, Alternative Investments, and Risk Management.

Refaie leads G.P.I. Global Partners Investments Limited the UK based asset allocator for sovereigns/governments and institutions as well as family businesses and HNWIs.

Apart from Foreign Direct Investment Promotion Agency and Public Private Partnerships that Refaie leads within his London based G.P.I. the sole owned hedge fund and investment concierge boutique running the government related FDI Desks investment forums. Refaie led the ecosystem building, and consulted on project management and led investment banking for fundraising, startup screening and investor due diligence as well as steering and organizing various tech startups and sustainability conferences and exhibitions across the globe, in addition to startup accelerators for governments and scalability programmes.