Tarek has over twenty years of experience in financial services and he co-founded Crossbridge Capital, in 2008. The firm currently manages over $3 billion of client assets.
As Group CEO, Tarek leads the firm’s businesses that serve the wealth management and merchant banking needs of high net worth clients globally as well as the CONNECT by Crossbridge digital advisory offering in Singapore.
Prior to launching Crossbridge Capital, he was Managing Director and Group Head for the Middle East at Credit Suisse in London, where he helped build a significant wealth management portfolio. Before joining Credit Suisse, Tarek was a Vice-President at JP Morgan Private Bank from 1995 to 2000.
From 1988 to 1993, he worked for several leading media companies including CNN where he headed the financial news gathering division, and Fox Broadcasting Company where he was responsible for story coverage and editorial content of weekend newscasts.
Tarek received his BA degree in Economics from Georgetown University and his MBA degree from Harvard Business School.