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Fawzi Jumean

Chairman and Partner

BA, Yale University
MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Fawzi Jumean is the chairman of Badwa and a member of the deal team.

Fawzi began his career as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in New York, where he advised on several large transactions in the US, focusing on the energy and utility sectors. He was also appointed as the youngest operations officer in the investment banking division.

Since founding Badwa, Fawzi has advised on financing, M&A, and structuring transactions worth several billion dollars. He serves on the board of the Prince Mohammed Bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship, as well as on the board and executive committee of AlRajhi United, a world-class family office.

Abdulaziz Alfalih

Executive Director

Executive Director BSc, MIT
MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Abdulaziz Alfalih is a member of the Badwa deal team.

Previously, he was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, where he served US- and GCC-based clients on topics including strategy, governance, and investing. His primary focus was on advising private equity firms and other institutional investors on their investment strategies.

Abdulaziz interned at TPG Capital in San Francisco and formerly worked at Saudi Aramco, where he helped launch a corporate VC fund. In these two roles, he was involved in over 10 private investments in the energy, technology and materials sectors.

Abdulaziz is a member of the Milken Institute’s Young Leaders Circle and serves on the board of the Stanford Club of Saudi Arabia.

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh

Senior Associate

BA, Yale University

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh is a member of the Badwa deal team.

He was previously with Watar Partners, a regional multi-family office, where he was involved in investments in international real estate, private equity and venture capital. He also advised on several M&A transactions.

Talal passed all three Chartered Financial Analyst exams and has completed internships at Citi, Credit Suisse and China Universal Asset Management.

He serves on the Milken Institute’s Young Leaders Circle and on the board of the King’s Academy Alumni Association.

He speaks Arabic, English, Mandarin, French and Spanish.


Board - Non-Executive Members

BA, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Chairman and CEO of AlRajhi United, a leading Saudi family office with a global investment footprint across asset classes, geographies and currencies. Started building AlRajhi United in 2009. Board member at RAK Ceramics and Saudi Automotive Services (SASCO). Previously with AlRajhi Bank and AlRajhi Capital for over a decade.

BA, Tennessee State University
Executive MBA, INSEAD

Operating experience through 17 years of management positions at Al Muhaidib Group. Currently the General Manager of the Group’s Masdar Technical Supplies and the Acting General Manager of Masdar Hardware, industry leaders in the Saudi building materials market. Manages Al Muhaidib’s industrial, trading and real estate portfolio in Iraq.

BA, California State University Long Beach
MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Managing Director at AlRajhi United, responsible for direct investments in private equity and venture capital. Previously head of direct investments at Saudi Aramco Investment Management Company. Advisory board member at Activant Capital and board member at Libya Holdings.

Omar Wohabe


BA, Williams College
JD, Cornell Law School

Partner at Wohabe Law Offices in Manhattan, New York. Represents GCC governmental, institutional and private clients on their investments and commercial transactions in the U.S. and elsewhere; represents U.S. parties in the GCC. Previously at Shearman and Sterling. Admitted to practice in New York and Saudi Arabia.

Badwa in the media

Investment in Badwa

Fawaz Sulaiman AlRajhi: Badwa Capital’s founder has a strong track record as a highly successful dealmaker, and the firm is known for its integrity, deep relationships and transaction execution expertise…

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Thought Leadership

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Badwa's Strong Track Record

We have closed transactions worth several billion dollars and currently have a robust pipeline.

We have closed transactions worth several billion dollars and currently have a robust pipeline.

Badwa's Strong Track Record