Arif Naqvi

  • Joined the Giving Pledge: 12/10/2013 - Letter Pending
  • Estimated Net Worth: $500 million
  • Forbes Rank: Not Ranked
  • Industry: Private equity; Investment management
  • Born: 1960
  • Residence: Pakistan/Dubai

Syed Arif Masood Naqvi is the founder and CEO of the Abraaj Group, a private equity investment firm located in Dubai, UAE, that manages $7.5 billion in assets. Born in Pakistan, Naqvi received his college degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Before creating the Abraaj Group, Naqvi worked for Arthur Andersen and American Express in London and Karachi. In 2006, he was awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence), the third highest civilian honor in Pakistan.

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