Finance Monthly - Global Awards 2021

FINANCE MONTHLY GLOBAL AWARDS 2021 89 Investment Management Adviser of the Year United Arab Emirates About Ross Matthews-Smith Founder and CEO of MSK Ventures, an investment vehicle established in the British Virgin Islands to acquire and operate commercial assets in MENA and Europe. Graduate in law and Chartered Accountant. I have worked for global institutional banks, including JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Citi and State Street (London & Boston, USA) and boutique asset managers, including Samena Capital and FIM Partners (Dubai), from Analyst to Senior Vice President. About MSK Ventures MSK Ventures (BVI) Limited (“MSK Ventures”) is a principal investment company. Established in 2019, the business acquires and operates assets in MENA and Europe, with the objective of income generation and capital appreciation for our shareholders. MSK Ventures currently owns and operates: Fibber Magee’s Dubai’s oldest and most iconic Irish pub XO Facilities F&B outlets at Dubai Rugby 7s; including Sideliner’s Bar, Costa Coffee et al Healthy meal plan preparation and delivery business Paradise Restaurants LLC Outside catering business Co-founder and CEO, MSK Ventures Ross Matthews-Smith

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