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Cross-Border Planning: Riyadh
17-18 September 2024
Hyatt Regency Riyadh OlayaSaudi Arabia

Jamil Hallak
Chief Investment Officer at Riva Investments


Jamil Hallak is a global capital market expert with over 20 years of experience in top-tier institutions across Paris and London.

He started his career as a Portfolio Manager for Global Rates, Debt and Credit derivatives. His experience was focused on High Yield and Emerging Markets Debt trading while extensively working on financing solutions during various crises. In 2009 as a Head of the Department, he was responsible for the Middle East and Africa trading business at the start of MENA debt capital growth while actively managing various situations during the Arab Spring, the Dubai crisis, and many Government and Corporate restructurings. He worked in multiple banks such as Société Générale, BNP-Paribas, Standard Chartered, Deutsche Bank, and Credit Suisse in Paris and London. 2017 he served as Senior Vice President, Head of Investments at Riyad Bank in Riyadh, where he developed the banks Local as well as International investments capabilities and worked extensively with the Saudi Government on various strategic initiatives . Since 2020, he has been the Chief Investment Officer of Al-Othaim Family Office, in charge of international investments in public and private markets. Jamil holds a master’s in economics and finance from Sorbonne University Paris and an Executive MBA from Cass Business School London. And is a native trilingual Arabic, English, and French speaker.

Agenda Sessions

  • How to build the optimal Family Office for the Modern Arabian Family