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Abdul Kadir Hussain

Chief Executive Officer, Mashreq Capital

Mr. Abdul Kadir Hussain has been Chief Executive of Mashreqbank's DIFC entity Mashreq Capital since April 2006, and it currently the head of Mashreq Asset Management. Mashreqbank is the largest privately owned bank in the UAE and Mashreq Capital's primary lines of business are Asset Management and Brokerage within the DIFC. Mr. Hussain set up the first Fixed Income Hedge fund within the DIFC which invests globally in Emerging Economies . Mashreq Capital also manages a regional bond fund and a Shariah Compliant Fixed Income fund along with its sister concern MashreqAl Islami. Both these funds are the top returning fixed income funds in the region in YTD 2010.

Prior to joining Mashreq Capital, Mr. Hussain was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse. He was involved in various roles there including proprietary trading and fixed income research. He spent 6 years in Asia during and after the Asian Financial crises and was voted best High Yield Analyst in Asia by both FinanceAsia magazine and The Asset Magazine for 3 years running between 2001-2003.

Mr. Hussain has an Undergraduate degree from Wharton and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA. He has also been a registered CFA for the past 14 years...