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March 2019

Charbel Azzi
Head of Middle East, Africa & CIS at S&P Dow Jones Indices


Charbel Azzi is head of Middle East, Africa and CIS at S&P Dow Jones Indices. He joined the company in April 2009, and is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Charbel has extensive experience in investment management, portfolio construction, strategy and product development, capital raising, and marketing and selling investment products and services across the Middle East. He works closely with clients to design and deliver indices and strategies that utilize S&P Dow Jones Indices’ expertise in custom index design, Shariah-compliant investing, asset allocation, commodities, equities and emerging markets.

Prior to joining SPDJI, Charbel worked at Standard Chartered Bank in Dubai as director of origination for the Middle East and North Africa, working with regional family and private offices, corporates, pension funds, investment and insurance companies, and high net worth clients.

Charbel holds a BBA from the American University in Dubai. He is fluent in English, Arabic and French.

Agenda Sessions

  • Asset Management Trends: Active versus passive investment and benchmarking