Rola Al-Shwaikh's role is to work closely with the CEO in growing the firm’s Asset Management division and to create and implement the strategy to achieve this goal. Rola has the opportunity to work with some of the top tier placement and wealth managers in the region.
Prior to joining Rusd Capital, Rola worked in the Fund Placement team at Greenstone Equity Partners as Vice President. She managed top-tier international alternative investment managers and successfully raised capital from the GCC region dealing with Family Offices to SWF’s. She has also worked for Guardian Wealth Management in the UAE as a Senior Wealth Manager. During her tenure, Rola worked with a dedicated team to manage a client base with over 200 million GBP of assets under management and was responsible for providing financial advice and managing clients’ portfolios by analyzing investments in various asset classes including alternative investments.
Rola has particular expertise in, and a passion for the international alternative investments space. She thrives on growing her network of investors in the region and providing the most suitable investments for their alternative portfolios. She has been a guest speaker at panels and seminars focusing on, and attended by, women in all aspects of the financial hemisphere.
Rola holds a Master of Arts degree in Accounting and Finance from Herriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, UK. Rola additionally achieved her UK Regulated Financial Advice Diploma from The London Institute of Banking and Finance and is currently completing her studies towards the CAIA Charter