Youssef HaidarFounder & CEO at StonePine Capital Partners
Youssef’s career spans over 20 years in private equity, principal investing and advisory services in the MENA region and Europe with primary focus on the healthcare sector. Acting as a founder, co-founder or lead investor, Youssef has invested in and supported the regional growth of 8 leading international healthcare companies and has realised multiple high profile exits in the healthcare and education fields.
Youssef founded StonePine Capital Partners in 2016, and subsequently co-founded Nexus Gulf Healthcare. He continues to lead lead both organisations today. Prior to founding SPCP, Mr. Haidar was the Partner, Managing Director, investment committee member and shareholder of TVM Capital where he was the major driver of the firm’s success in the Middle East region. Prior roles include MD and head of investments at Unifund Capital and manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London and the MENA region.
Mr. Haidar is a frequent speaker at global conferences which focus on private equity investments in the Middle East region. Mr. Haidar holds a Masters of Finance and Accounting from Kingston University in London (UK) and is a Certified Public Accountant from the New Hampshire Board of Accountancy (USA).
Youssef has also held multiple board positions in portfolio companies he invested in including StonePine Capital, Taaleem Management Services, Nexus Gulf, Altakassusi Alliance Medical, Orpea Nexus Gulf, ProVita International Medical Center, Cambridge Medical and Rehab, Manzil Healthcare, Bourn Hall Int’l, Ameco Medical and others.