An M&A and corporate restructuring expert, Irfan is the Head of Investments and Business Development at Tharawat Holding, an investment holding company chaired by HRH Turki bin Saud. He is responsible for strategic leadership of portfolio and investment management and is setting up Education and Venture Capital Funds (USD 1 billion) in the Middle East with global investment scope.With over 18 year’s global experience, irfan has rich experience in the PE VC space having created and managed various fund in across different geographies. Prior to Tharawat, he was on the board of STC Ventures, the VC arm of Saudi Telecom Company where he had designed and implemented STCs portfolio management system to monitor multi-billion dollar investments throughout the MENA region.