Fidaa Haddad / Managing Director, Gulf Capital Credit Partners at Gulf Capital PJSC

Mr. Haddad is a Managing Director of Gulf Capital Credit Partners, responsible for fund raising, investor relations, deal originations and sourcing having join in early 2014. Mr. Haddad has over 20 years of international finance and M&A experience in emerging and developed markets.
Prior to joining Gulf Capital, he was a Managing Director at Mubadala GE Capital in Abu Dhabi, where he spent five years where he led the launch and the Structured and Acquisition Finance team covering the GCC and Turkey completing a number of leverage finance transactions during his time. He was involved in all the stages of the deal lifecycle, from the sourcing, structuring and due diligence phases to the documenting and closing phases, through to portfolio management and, eventually, exits. Mr. Haddad all spent more than seven years at GE Capital, first leading the direct lending business in Australia, and then as Director of Strategy and M&A in China. Prior to joining GE Capital in 2002, Mr. Haddad began his career in Sydney as an analyst and held a number of roles in Financial Services.
Mr. Haddad holds a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, Australia and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours in Finance) from the University of Sydney, Australia.