IPSEF Speakers

N. Tariq Shaikh

Economist, Principal Investment Expert, Education Entrepreneur

Tariq is currently President of RJ Fleming & Co. (Middle East) and founder of RHT Partners - a principal advisor to - and representative of - select GCC prominent families.

Tariq is a distinguished business and finance professional with vast experience in principal investments, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and entrepreneurial ventures, having advised the range of billion dollar multinational transactions and SME level investments for investors in the education, industrial, power and TMT sectors regionally and globally.

Previously, Tariq was Head of UBS Investment Banking, Advanced Industrial and Semiconductor Group for Europe, based in London, prior to which he was with Credit Suisse in the TMT, Energy, & Project Finance Groups in London, New York, Palo Alto & San Francisco.

Mr. Shaikh was nominated in 2015 as a fellow at Cambridge University (Clare Hall College) for supporting the University’s Global Leaders Program.

Tariq obtained a BA and MA (cantab) reading Economics at Cambridge University (Downing College), and is currently based in the GCC, where he lives with his wife and children.