100 Most Powerful Arabs 2018
Wed 27 Jun 2018 09:18 AM
Fadi Ghandour

Company: Wamda Capital

Designation: Managing partner

Known as the founder of Aramex, the so-called “father of entrepreneurship” is now managing partner at Wamda Capital, where he advocates for regional start-up concerns ranging from mentoring to funding.

At the Arabian Business Digital Forum in 2016, he urged investors and banks alike to fund nascent start-ups. He said the UAE Cabinet’s decision to allow 100 percent foreign ownership of companies could help power business growth.