KIPCO – the Kuwait Projects Company (Holding) – has announced the appointment of Ms Ghada Khalaf as Group Senior Vice President – Investment. With more than two decades of experience in multiple financial and investment verticals, Ms Khalaf will play an important role in monitoring the performance of KIPCO’s portfolio and seeking opportunities for new investments.

Sheikha Dana Nasser Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, KIPCO’s Chief Executive Officer, said:

“We are delighted that Ghada is joining KIPCO as part of our investment team. Her experience and her track record in successfully managing private and institutional assets will be of added value to the executive team.”

On her part, Ms Khalaf said:

“I am happy to be joining KIPCO at this important time in the company’s history. I look forward to working with the executive management team on implementing the Board of Directors’ vision for the company.”

Prior to joining KIPCO, Ms Khalaf held the position of CFO at Al Kout Industrial Projects. Before that she was the Executive Director of the Kuwait Office of Asiya Capital Investments Company. Ms Khalaf started her career as a chemical engineer and has experience working in the education sector. She holds a Masters in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London, and an MBA from the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University in the USA.