Fatima Qasimi

Fatima Qasimi has joined joins Fursa Consulting as Partner – Business Expansion. She has an Executive Degree in Leadership, Cranfield University, UK, 2006 MBA, Financial Management, South Eastern University, London, UK, 1998 BA, Business Administration, Strayer College, Washington, USA, 1995.

Fatima was the Group Head Financial Restructuring & Remedial in Emirates NBD Group until March 2021. Before that she held the position of Head of Shared services and operations management in Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank. Fatima was the Head of Elite UAE in First Abu Dhabi Bank; She was in charge of Elite Segment in UAE, Singapore and Switzerland. Fatima was the Chief Executive Officer of Aseel Islamic Finance (a wholly owned subsidiary of First Gulf Bank) since 2015 where she is responsible for growing shareholder value through the effective management and execution of the business’s long-term strategy.

Currently, Fatima is Board member and Risk Chairperson positions at Amlak Finance – Egypt. With over of 23 years of experience in the UAE banking and financial services, Fatima is versatile and results-driven Executive-Level professional with a proven track record in driving marketing and increasing revenue, ultimately benefiting the organisation’s bottom line. She possesses skills across a broad range of areas including Islamic & conventional banking and financial, corporate and commercial, retail, investment, treasury, strategic planning, business development, and product development.

Fursa Consulting was incorporated in 2014 under a license issued by the Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai and is a leading independent advisory firm focused on providing financial advice on structured debt, equity, mergers and acquisitions, strategy to corporates and institutional clients. The firm fosters long-term relationships with clients as their independent adviser on strategic matters and transactions.

The team at Fursa comprises of experienced professionals with strong academic and corporate backgrounds. With the extensive knowledge of local and international markets and access to key decision makers, the team is well positioned to facilitate and execute transactions.

Keeping in mind the indepth knowledge of the region, the firm offer a full range of corporate advisory services including debt advisory and placements, mergers and acquisitions advisory, equity advisory, risk management solutions, monitoring solutions, consulting and advisory solutions, and specialised advisory services.