Mr. Omar Syed joined Abraaj in 2007. Prior to joining Abraaj, he spent 6 years with American Capital, where he focused on buyouts and financial restructurings across various industries and sectors. Previously, he was with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, working in their Assurance & Business Advisory and Transaction Services practices.
Mr. Syed received a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from McGill University and a Masters in Accounting from Concordia University. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a registered member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Institute.