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As the Chief Financial Officer, Esam’s primary focus is to drive Reditum’s portfolio growth while maximizing financial returns to investors, and bolstering the company’s financial position.
Esam brings a strong track record of private and public capital raising, and financial management experience spanning over 20 years. He leads all aspects of Reditum’s finance, audit, treasury, tax, capital markets and corporate development functions.
Before joining Reditum Capital, Esam was the Chief Financial Officer of Souq Extra LLC, a Dubai based real estate investment firm sponsored by UAE sovereign wealth funds and prominent family offices. Prior to that, he was the Head of Treasury for Dubai World Trade Centre and arranged award-winning funding to deliver a $2.5 Billion mixed use masterplan in the central business district of Dubai. Previously, Esam was based in Toronto with Dundee Real Estate Asset Management (Dundee REIT) and Whiterock REIT as Director of Finance.
Prior to his time in real estate investment, Esam was an associate at TD Securities and UBS Investment Bank in Toronto.
- Honours Bachelor Degree – Queen’s University
- MBA – Ivey Business School at University of Western Ontario
Esam also holds the CPA designation in Canada and is an active participant of PERE, a global network of private equity real estate professionals.