Barclays Wealth, a global wealth manager announces the appointment of Sahba Hadipour as Director to its International Private Banking team in the Middle East. He will report into Fawaz Baba, General Manager of the Dubai International Private Banking Office.
Based in the Dubai International Financial Centre, Sahba Hadipour will be a private banker focusing on the High Net Worth and Ultra High Net Worth markets in the United Arab Emirates. Within his new position, Hadipour’s experience with private equity along with his knowledge of the wealth management industry in the region will compliment the full array of the Barclays Wealth value proposition to the UAE market.
Soha Nashaat, CEO Barclays Wealth, Middle East and North Africa, said: “We are pleased to welcome Sahba Hadipour to the Barclays Wealth team. Sahba’s deep knowledge and unique experience of the private equity and wealth management industry will undoubtedly bring valuable skills to Barclays Wealth in the MENA region and will allow us to offer new and innovative solutions to our clients.”
Fawaz Baba, also commented: “We are looking forward to working with Sahba and are certain that his expertise will further leverage our commitments in the region”.
Prior to joining Barclays Wealth, Hadipour was a Director, Private Equity and Wealth Management for CIC Holding (Invesco Holding) where he developed strategic relationships with UHNWI, SWF and institutional investors. In his position, Hadipour created and developed the architecture and formation of several private equity funds in the real estate, technology and oil & gas sectors. Prior to that, Sahba was with Vertical International and Coutts de Lisle Investments where he held a variety of roles..