Hisham Al GurgGroup CEO at SEED Group/The Private Office of Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed Al Maktoum
With over 18 years of experience in setting up and running new ventures in the MENA region, Mr. Algurg is a pioneer for his visionary approach, high profile networking, and for concluding and managing large regional projects and investments worth more than 1.06 Billion USD.
Presently he is managing the private investments and strategic partnership activities of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum. He is also the Executive Counselor of Al Fajer Investments & Development, an investment division of Al Fajer Enterprises, a holding group of companies owned by His Highness Sheikh Hasher Al Maktoum. Both Sheikhs are members of the royal family of Dubai.
Currently, his main day-to-day activities are focused on managing SEED Group. As a Group C.E.O., Mr. Algurg manages 8 growing companies in 6 diversified industries. The group’s core activities are Telecom Services, Media Production, Legal Services, General Trading, Business Services, Interior & Architecture Design, and Real Estate Investment and Management.
He is also the UAE sponsor of the Chinese petroleum giant “Sinopec Petroleum”. Sinopec is one of the five largest energy corporations in the world, headquartered in Beijing.
Mr. Algurg is also a board member of Signature Group, an International Private Equity that focuses on emerging markets such as the Middle East, India, and Africa.
Mr. Algurg is a bachelor degree holder from Southwest Texas State University (San Marcos, Texas).