Dr. Nassim is a Partner & Managing Director, and a member of the Board of Directors of Awad Capital, where his main focus is to cover regional and international clients to offer them the most suitable advice and opportunities. He has close to 20 years of experience in Investment Banking and Corporate Finance.

Prior to joining Awad Capital in 2015, he was Head of Corporate Development at Dar Al Mal, an Alternative Asset Management company based in the DIFC.

Marc settled permanently in Dubai in 2005, and for his first 8 years in the region, he was Head of Clients & Markets, Financial Advisory Services for Deloitte in the Middle East. He was focused on building and strengthening the relationship with clients across the Middle East, with a particular focus on family groups and financial sponsors. Prior to joining Deloitte, he gained experience in M&A, private equity and banking, with leading French and Lebanese institutions.

Dr. Nassim holds a PhD in corporate finance (summa cum laude) from the Univeristé d’Aix-Marseille (France) and a postgraduate degree in financial management from Grenoble Graduate School of Business (France).

Marc spends his free time reading, listening to podcasts and enjoying quality time with his family.