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Humania's Investment Team combines the distinctive track record of its founders with extensive healthcare investment expertise.

Humania staff

Experience

Humania brings together a strong team of investment professionals with extensive track record across all areas of the healthcare investment value chain.

Capabilities

Humania is distinctly positioned to leverage its group track record of 35 years, deep regional connectivity and high-caliber investment team to undertake value-added investments across the healthcare ecosystem.

SOBHI A. BATTERJEE
Co-Founder and Chairman
Sobhi is a pioneering leader who is recognized for his role in shaping the healthcare industry in the MENA region.
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MAKAREM S. BATTERJEE
Co-Founder and President
Makarem S. Batterjee is the driving force behind Humania. He is widely recognized as one of the most prominent young business leaders in the MENA healthcare space.
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AAMIR REHAN
Managing Director, Corporate & Investments
Aamir has more than 25 years’ experience in transaction, private equity advisory, strategy consulting and project finance.
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SALMAN AGA
Managing Director, Saudi Arabia
Salman Aga has an extensive experience of more than 13 years in private equity and investment banking with a proven record of accomplishments in global M&A and joint venture transactions.
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SEIFALLAH ZOGHBI
Managing Director, Egypt and North Africa
Seifallah is an experienced leader of investment strategy and execution with experience in diverse sectors across the MENA region.
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AKBAR NAQI
Managing Director, Pakistan
Akbar Naqi is a senior management professional with 20+ years of experience in diverse sectors including Brokerage, Corporate Finance, Telecom & Print & Electronic Media
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OMAR ANSARI
Investment Manager
Omar is a seasoned investment professional with experience in management consulting, venture capital, private equity and M&As.
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ROHINI A. ATAL
Investment Associate
Rohini is an investment professional with experience across emerging and growth markets.
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RICHA ANAND
Analyst, Healthcare
Richa Anand is a IT consultant and business intelligence analyst specializing in bespoke solutions for the healthcare sector.
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ADAM SHEDID
Senior Analyst
Adam has four years’ experience in the Egyptian Capital markets; specifically in Investment banking, Corporate Credit and Portfolio management.
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SHERAZ TARAR
Finance & Governance Officer
Sheraz is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and with over 10 years of experience.
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AdvisorCouncils

Humania’s Investment Team has established two advisory councils to support the investment team in i) investment and governance and ii) global healthcare innovation and best practices.

Investment and Governance Advisory Council

IZZAT DAJANI
Investment Banking and Private Equity Expert
Izzat has 25+ years' experience in banking, advisory, investment management, PE and direct investments. He has led sovereign and PE investments and served in leadership roles at several leading financial and healthcare institutions including Goldman Sachs, Citibank and the Methodist Hospital (RAK). Izzat serves as Board Executive Committee Member of Alternatif Bank as well as Chairman of Alternatif Lease.

AITUA EKHAESE
Private Equity Expert
Aitua has over 30 years of extensive experience in corporate finance and private equity in emerging markets including Saudi Arabia. He has served as Partner Havenvest Private Equity (formerly HSBC Private Equity). Prior to Havenvest, Aitua was a director at Aspen Advisory Services.

LINDA C. HOGAN
Pharma Investment Expert
Linda has over 30 years' experience in pharmaceutical management, consulting and providing business development and strategic transaction support to clients. Successful track record of pharma IPOs, trade sales and turnarounds. Linda currently serves as the Chief Business Officer of Palladio Biosciences, Inc.,

PASCAL PIERRA
Private Equity Expert
Pascal has over 20 years’ experience as an Advisor for private investments in emerging markets and impact investing in emerging markets. He was previously a senior advisor at Obviam and Sifem, created and managed the PE Department of Proparco and worked in M&A for Continentaled’ Entreprises / Harwanne and Banque Paribas.

LISA RICCIARDI
Life-Sciences Expert
Lisa has over 30 years experience in Business Development and Operational experience, from the development and commercialization of drugs, to Pharmacy Benefits Management and Genomics. At Pfizer, she launched and commercialized multiple products in several categories. At Medco, Lisa led US/International Business Development; the company was ultimately sold to Express Scripts. Lisa consulted for DaVita Rx before joining Foundation Medicine and completing the Roche $1B+ transaction. She now works with biotech companies.

ZIAD SARKIS
Private Equity Expert
Ziad has more than 15 years' experience in buy-side/sell-side M&A, investments, management consulting, public accountancy, and corporate finance. Alternative investment specialist and advisor to leading family offices and PE funds. He serves as the director of Financial Research at Wharton Alternative Investments. He has also worked with PwC, Zouk Capital and Deloitte.