Nadi Bargouti CFA
Managing Director, Head of Asset Management
Nadi Bargouti is Managing Director, Head of Asset Management, at Emirates Investment Bank. Nadi leads the Bank’s asset management division and is responsible for advising the Bank’s clients on their investment strategies and asset allocation on both an advisory and discretionary basis.
He has over 18 years of extensive asset and fund management experience from across the GCC and international markets. Prior to his role at Emirates Investment Bank, Nadi was Head of Asset Management at Shuaa Capital, where he led investment teams in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. During this time, Nadi was responsible for the management of the firm’s portfolio of funds and discretionary portfolios as well as advising clients on asset allocation and devising their investment strategy. In addition to this, Nadi advised on the management of the company’s proprietary investment portfolio including public and private investments and hedge funds.
Before this role, Nadi led the asset management team at Samba Capital, where he oversaw the performance of 26 mutual funds and 50 private discretionary portfolios, managing in excess of USD 8.5 billion in assets. During his career, Nadi has been responsible for the management of several government discretionary portfolios and has successfully structured and launched a number of mutual funds across global markets and the GCC.
Nadi graduated with distinction from McMaster University in Canada, with Honors Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring in Finance). He was a recipient of the McMaster University Senate Award and is a CFA charter holder.