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Education Investment MENA
Conference: 9 - 10 November 2022
DubaiDubai, United Arab Emirates

Jens Zimmermann
Co-Founder at A.L.M.A. Investments


Jens has more than two decades of Private Equity experience and a track record of building successful businesses internationally. After working for Booz, Allen & Hamilton’s acquisition services team in Munich and Paris, Jens joined a pioneer buyout group in Germany, before co-founding HGU Hamburg Private Equity AG in 1998.

Since 2004, he has been working in Private Equity in South Asia and the Middle East.

In 2007, Jens joined New Silk Route, where he focuses on private equity opportunities across the Middle East and Asia out of the Dubai office. Jens has led over 50 Private Equity investments, served on over 25 boards and founded several companies in the US, Europe and Asia.

Jens holds a MBA degree from the Harvard Business School, from where he graduated in 1995. He is a founding member of the Harvard Business School alumni organization in Germany and a Board member of the Harvard Business School Club of the UAE. Jens is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and serves on the board of several leading education groups.

Agenda Sessions

  • Hot Topic! Investor Panel: Projection vs Reality: Analysing the Quality of Deals in 2020/2021

  • Investor Fast-Chat: Is MENA still An Attractive Place for Investment After COVID-19

  • Going Global: Outlining International and Regional Investment Trends in the Education Sector from Global Leaders