Board of Directors

Are reputed individuals with experience in diversified businesses, who oversee the management of investments and Asset Management Company (AMC).

• CEO of Ajit Khimji Group; pioneered the Investment Division of the Ajit Khimji Group.
• Over 25 years of experience in business and investments.
• Served on board of leading banks, funds and corporations.
• Business Graduate from University of San Diego. 

• Started and managed the investment division of the Ajit Khimji Group for over a decade.
• Over 25 years of experience in investments.
• Worked for ICICI, mutual funds, and managed money for family offices.
• Commerce Graduate and Qualified Chartered Accountant from India. 

• Director, Bank Muscat SAOG, Oman’s leading bank.
• Previously with Grindlays Bank in India and Bank of Maharashtra (Madras).
• B.SC. (Madras University, India), M.B.A (IMD. Lausanne), F.C.I.B (London), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, (London), Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (London), Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers, India (C.A.I.I.B).
• Director of Renaissance Services SAOG and
 • Director, ONIC Holding SAOC. 

Extensive experience in setting up & managing Private Equity Funds, advising governments and industry on privatization policies, capital markets reforms, corporate restructurings and M&A transactions. Member of several Boards & investment committees of financial institutions and PE Funds.

• Founder and Managing Partner, Indus Capital Limited (Private Equity, Investment Banking), Chairman, Leverage India Fund LLC.
• Board Member and Chair, Audit Committee, Tenzing Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ listed).
• 20 years with IFC (World Bank Group) in senior management positions including Head of the European office, Head of the Central European office, Principal Investment officer for Asia & Middle – East.
• B Tech (Elec Eng), IIT Delhi; MBA, McGill University Canada; Advanced Management Programs, Harvard Business School & Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
• Board Member & Senior Fellow, Salzburg Global Seminar 

• Founder of Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co. and one of the foremost legal experts in Oman.
• Mr. Malik has been at the forefront of developments in innovative public-private partnerships, restructurings, and privatizations of government entities and instrumental in shaping the governing law and regulations in Oman since the mid-1990s.
• He has been involved in the majority of the Government of Oman’s privatization projects many of which were landmark, ‘first of a kind’ projects in the region.
• Over the past 35 years, Mansoor has successfully advised private, public and governmental organizations on a wide variety of legal issues, both contentious and non-contentious, on all of the Sultanate’s major commercial and structural projects, international transactions involving a diverse range of clients, and projects, arbitration, banking, commercial, construction, international corporate and project finance, mergers and acquisitions, privatization in the power and infrastructure sector, telecommunications and civil aviation sector, insurance, listing of companies and securities, Islamic law matters and HR/labour matters.
• Mr. Malik’s involvement in ground-breaking transactions and his in-depth experience of Omani law and practice in both the contentious and non-contentious fields has won him consistent ‘star performer’ ranking in global legal directories such as Chambers & Partners, International Financial Law Review and Legal 500.
• Mr Malik is a Door Tenant of 3VB Chambers London.

Besides Umesh Khimji (Chairman) and Sachin Kamath,
the Board of Kitara Capital Limited consists of:

• DGM Investment Banking (Asset Management)-Bank Muscat SAOG
• General Manager of MOD Pension Fund in Oman
• Director of National Bank of Oman, Director of Growth Gate Capital Corporation, Bank Dhofar SAOG, Renaissance SAOG, Salalah Commercial Centre SAOC
• Member of the Investor Committee at Investment Stabilization Fund JIA
• Member of the Founding Committee at TANMIA (Oman National Investment Development Co)
• Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Science from Boston University, USA
• Double Master’s Degree in Science and in Business Administration from Maryland University, USA 

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