The ABANA Summit

The ABANA Summit


April 15, 2014
8:00am - 11:30am


The Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York NY

Video coverage from The ABANA Summit. Over 100 business leaders with interests in the Middle East & North Africa took part in the half-day forum. Discussions included The MENA Region’s Macroeconomic & Geopolitical Outlook, Emerging Trends in Global Infrastructure Investing and Fostering an Entrepreneurial Culture.

Member access to full video coverage here.


  • Ahmed El Alfi, Founder and Chairman, Sawari Ventures
  • Shafic Ali, Group Head, Principal Investments, Gulf Investment Corporation
  • George T. Abed, Senior Counselor and Director for Africa and the Middle East, Institute for International Finance (IIF)
  • Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan, Managing Partner, K6 Investments LLC
  • Ahmad Atwan, Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Infrastructure Fund, Morgan Stanley
  • Amer Bisat, Managing Director, BlackRock
  • Paul Salem, Vice President, Arab Transitions Initiative, Middle East Institute
  • Amr M. Nosseir, Founding Partner, Perella Weinberg Partners
  • Karim Tabet, Founding Partner, TAP Advisors


Online registrations are now closed for this event. Contact ABANA at 1 212 599 3030 or for last-minute registrations or questions.