International Advisory Council Member

Adrian Sender

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Mr. Adrian Sender is an experienced investment banker with an in-depth knowledge of corporate and project finance in the Middle East. He has led and managed a number of transactions in the Gulf Cooperation Council and internationally, including an Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Co. (du) $500 million & $220 million club, DEWA Thor II $350 million securitisation, $10.4 billion Barzan Qatar Petroleum project financing, $4 billion State of Qatar dual tranche Sukuk, EMAL $350 million working capital facility, Dubai Duty Free $1.75 billion debut international financing, and a CBQ $455 million club loan.

Mr. Sender currently serves as the Head of Corporate Finance at Doha Bank where he acts as a senior executive helping to lead the bank’s coverage and strategy, and globally heading the Structured Finance and Advisory businesses.

Prior assignments include being an AGM, Corporate Finance & Investment Banking at Samba Financial Group; Director and CAO of Lehman Brothers, Middle East; and a Business Analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston.

Mr. Sender has additionally been a member of the steering committee of the Dubai chapter of the Overseas Securities Advisory Council (OSAC). He also acted as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Dubai Internal Arts Centre. Mr. Sender has a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Accounting from the University of Bristol.

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