Tarek has over 20 years’ experience in M&A, private equity / venture capital and asset management for families and institutions.
He was a partner at Stanhope for eight years focused on Merchant Banking as well as the Middle East Region and was formerly a Managing Director at Berggruen Holdings, a family office / private equity firm, and a Director in M&A / Corporate Finance at Credit Suisse Group and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in both New York and London. Tarek is currently a director of Lorne Stewart, Smit Lamnalco, MH Luxe, Blossom M&C, Mindshapes and Orient Real Estate. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University and of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.
Tarek holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an AB Economics from Stanford University.