Mahyar Ghassemi joined Daman Investments in 2019 to head the investments and advisory functions. He brings over 19 years of experience in private equity and corporate finance.
Mahyar was a Managing Director in the investment team at Abraaj having re-joined in 2016. Prior to this, Mahyar was the Chief Investment Officer at the ETA Group of Companies, a conglomerate based in the United Arab Emirates and involved in different sectors where he was managing a portfolio of public and private equity investments. Before ETA Group, Mahyar spent 10 years at Abraaj in the investment team.
Mahyar is a CFA charter holder, and a member of the CFA institute. He received his MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University, Canada.