19. Naif Almesned

Designation: CEO and Managing Director
Company Name: Aljazira Capital (AJC)
Headquarters: Saudi Arabia
Nationality: Saudi

Almesned has 19 years of industry experience and has been in his current role since 2021. AJC began operations in 2008 and has launched various local and international funds such as REITS, equity funds, fixed-income funds, and money market funds. The value of the total assets the company manages was $4.5 billion as of December 2023, a 56% increase compared to 2022. In 2023, AJC acted as the financial advisor, lead manager, bookrunner, and underwriter on the IPO of Almawarid Manpower Company on the Saudi Exchange. Before his role at AJC, Almesned was the managing director of the wealth management division at NCB Capital.