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Executive Board for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Serving as a bridge between the Wharton School and the broader Wharton and business communities in the EMEA region, this board helps to inform the ongoing priorities and future direction of the Wharton School, with emphasis on initiatives pertaining to this region. The Executive Board for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa is an important component of Wharton's volunteer leadership structure, and provides alumni leaders and friends with a particular interest in the region with the opportunity to share their expertise with the School.

Mike Hugel
Senior Director, Institutional and International Relations
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
+1 215.898.1986
344 Vance Hall
3733 Spruce Street
Philadelphia PA 19104-6360
United States


Antoine P. Drean, WG92

Founder, Chairman and CEO


Fadi Arbid, WG03

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner
Amwal Al Khaleej


Bonnie Miao Bandeen, C80 WG85

Owner/Managing Partner
Podere Tramonti Societa Agricola Srl.

Edouard C. Bich, WG88

Société MBD

Lamia Boutaleb, WG98

Chief Executive Officer
Capital Trust, Inc.

Christophe Charlier, C94 W94

Christian Dahlberg, W88

Co-Founder, Partner & CEO
Schuylkill Partners AB

Marisa D. Drew, WG92

Co-Head EMEA Investment Banking and Capital Markets
Credit Suisse Group AG

Saif S. Ghobash, W04

Director General
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority

Mehmet Habbab, W65 WG67

Delta STAR Petroleum Products Trading Co.

Christian Hernandez, WG03

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
White Star Capital

Lady Barbara Judge, CW66

Institute of Directors

Eric Anini Kacou, WG04

Chief Executive Officer
Entrepreneurial Solutions Partners (ESP)

Simon D. Palley, WG83

Senior Advisor
Towerbrook Capital Partners, LP.

Adil A. Popat, WG84

Chief Executive Officer
Simba Corporation

Pelayo Primo De Rivera, WG94

Executive Partner
Kefren Capital Real Estate

Vedat Sadioglu, W86

Partner and Manager
Kapital Real Estate

Alexander Sarrigeorgiou, WG82

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Eurolife Erb Insurance Group

Joy Victoria Seppala, WG89

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
SISU Capital Limited

Kamal F. Tabet, WG84

Co-Founder and Chairman
Adon Capital

Mark Tagliaferri, W85

Managing Director and Head, London Office
GI Partners

Nicolai Tangen, W92

Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
AKO Capital LLP

Navin Valrani, W93

Chief Executive Officer
Oasis Investment Company

Christian Varin, WG70


Bernard Wendeln, WG04

Managing Director
WEGA Invest GmbH

Former Executive Board Members

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