Ashraf El Khatib, CFA

Ashraf El Khatib, CFA, is senior vice president at NI Capital, where he is responsible for deal sourcing and managing a number of portfolio companies. In addition, he manages Creative Media Ventures, a venture capital media and media tech fund. Before joining NI Capital, Mr. El Khatib managed a number of venture days in Spain and Germany and consulted several startups and subject matter experts in Europe, the United States, and the Middle East, with a focus on strategy and mergers and acquisitions. He also worked for PwC as deals senior manager, where he led deals across eight jurisdictions in the Middle East and Africa. Mr. El Khatib founded a startup and has had leadership roles in the startup and innovation space with IE Business School, PwC, CFA Institute, and the World Bank. He was the recipient of the CFA Institute Global Most Innovative Initiative in 2011 award and of the Best EMEA Talk award at the 2017 CFA Institute Society Leadership Conference. He earned an MBA from IE Business School in Madrid and holds a CPA designation.