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Huda Al Lawati
Partner at Gateway Partners Ltd


Huda Al Lawati is a Partner with Gateway Partners Ltd.. She has over 16 years of experience in strategy, investment and portfolio management across emerging market private equity and corporates in the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to joining Gateway, Ms Al Lawati was Chief Investment Officer at Savola Group, a leading strategic investment holding company in the food and retail sectors in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey regions. She was responsible for strategy, portfolio management, M&A and investor relations for the group. Other prior leadership positions included Partner and Chief Investment Officer for MENA at the Abraaj Group and she has been a director on the boards leading Middle Eastern businesses including Panda, Herfy, Savola Foods, Kuwait Energy, Stanford Marine Group, The Entertainer and Mediaquest. She is presently a member of the board of Young Arab Leaders and the Middle East Investor Relations Association and an Advisory Board member at Global Ventures. She holds a BS in Neuroscience and a BA in Business Economics (honors) from Brown University

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