Jassim Alseddiqi is a serial entrepreneur, he is the founder of several financial, technology, and real estate ventures.
He is currently Board Member and Managing Director of SHUAA Capital, the leading asset management and investment banking firm in the Middle East, listed on the Dubai Financial Market. He is also the Chairman of Salama Insurance, one of the largest insurance companies in the Middle East, and also the Chairman of Eshraq Investments, a billion dollar investment platform listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange. Jassim also serves on the boards of First Abu Dhabi Bank, the largest bank in the Middle East, and Dana Gas.
Jassim holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. He has also served as a noted lecturer at the Abu Dhabi-based The Petroleum Institute (now known as Khalifah University for Science and Technology).