18. Michail Samawi

Designation: Senior Executive Officer
Company Name: Emirates NBD Asset Management
Headquarters: U.A.E.
Nationality: Jordanian

Samawi has 18 years of industry experience and was appointed to his current role in November 2023. Emirates NBD Asset Management is a fully-owned subsidiary of Emirates NBD and manages funds across various asset classes, including equity and global fixed income, global risk-profiled solutions, U.A.E. real estate, high-yield money market products, and Shariah-compliant instruments. The company had $6.5 billion in assets under management in 2023, an increase of 8.64% compared to 2022. Samawi was previously the managing director and Saudi market leader for BNP Paribas Wealth Management and a member of the BNP DIFC executive committee. He previously worked at Jordan-based Housing Bank for 12 years.