Ali El Adou is a seasoned fund manager with more than 14 years of experience in the Middle East and North Africa equity markets. As Head of Asset Management at Daman Investments, Ali brings with him a proven track record in managing regional long-only and absolute-return strategies. Ali holds an MBA from Duke University and Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the Lebanese American University.
Prior to joining Daman, Ali was Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President, Asset Management at The National Investor (TNI), where he managed funds and discretionary accounts focusing on the MENA region for over 12 years. At TNI, Ali started as a research analyst on companies in the GCC. Prior to TNI, Ali was an Investment Advisor at the Arab Finance Corporation in Lebanon where he provided advisory and trading services to clients.