Crossroad Partners Limited
Ahmed A Ghazzal
Mr Ghazzal is a co-founder of CPL. He is a multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary generalist with a career spanning over 35 years in merchant/investment banking, corporate advisory, management consulting and private equity, matured in top-tier global companies. He is actively involved in buy-out and buy-in opportunities across a wide range of business sectors including hospitality, real estate, consumer goods and retail, fashion and industrials: mainly oil and gas, infrastructure and cyber security. He currently holds several Senior Advisor and Non-Executive Board Member positions.
Prior to establishing Crossroad Partners, Mr Ghazzal was a Managing Partner of Doha-based Concordia Capital. Earlier, as a Principal and Master Franchisee, he established a chain of retail stores in Portugal for an Italian fashion brand. Prior to that, he held several positions at Banco Efisa, Lisbon, and Sumitomo Bank, London.
Mr Ghazzal received his MBA in International Business and Finance from the University of Bridgeport, his B.A. in Political Science and Management from Oklahoma City University, and was educated at Allhallows School, England.
He speaks Arabic, English, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.
Naji Joseph Meouchi
Mr Meouchi is a co-founder of CPL. He is an Electro-Mechanical engineer with over a decade of global experience in investment banking, corporate advisory, private equity and venture capital investments in Europe-Middle East, the GCC, the US and China, covering a wide range of business sectors that includes healthcare, renewable energy, mining, real estate, construction and information technology.
Prior to founding Crossroad Partners, Mr Meouchi was Vice President of PEPlus Capital Advisors, Dubai, an investment bank and advisory firm focusing on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), debt and private equity (PE) advisory. He worked on cross-border M&A and PE advisory at Concordia Capital, a Doha-based investment bank and earlier at Mashreq Bank in Dubai. Prior to that, he was with Alantra/C.W. Downer & Co. Paris, focusing on M&A, and with HSBC France, Paris, focusing on Securitization and Asset Backed Securities.
Mr Meouchi received his MBA from ESSEC Business School, Paris, his M.Eng. in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from Saint Joseph University, Lebanon, and was educated at Collège Notre-Dame de Jamhour, Lebanon.
He speaks Arabic, English, French, German and Polish.