Dr. Al Ansaari is recognized as a successful investor, financial innovator and entrepreneur consistently capable of creating new ideas and solutions. He has over two decades of affluent experience in diverse areas, including investment banking, private equity, family offices and asset management with a focus in financial institutions, energy, fintech, real estate, healthcare and aviation.
He is currently the Chairman and Founder of MULTIVERSE, a fintech company that focuses on blockchain and other digital innovations and also the Chairman of LedgerFi, an IT company focused on providing blockchain-enabled decentralized application system. He is the Sole Owner of Apollonia Capital Advisors, a boutique advisory/private company. He has been recently appointed as the Honorary President of the GCC Forum.
In his career, he managed a fund of USD 10 billion AUM for member of the GCC royal family and has successfully closed USD 20 billion M&A Transactions globally. Previously, he was the CEO of Fairfax Middle East, a fully-fledged investment bank. He was also a global alliance partner of Morgan Stanley in the MENA region through Bid Capital. He held senior executive positions in Dubai Islamic Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and Mashreq Bank.
Dr. Al Ansaari was also Group CEO for the Maktoum family office, the MBM Investment. He still frequently advises distinguished Royal Family members in the GCC.
Dr. Al Ansaari holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from IAU with his thesis pertaining to Islamic Banking and MBA from Stern School of Business in NYU.