About The Speaker
Mr. Yousef Khalawi
• Specialist in the management, development of family business, the subsequent investments and non-profit business in addition to the international investment. • Received legal training in more than one international legal consulting office in Frankfurt, Geneva and London. • Received his qualification in the management of family work. Afterwards with work in a number of specialized international offices. • Established a large number of portfolios and investment funds since 2000. • Established a large number of companies owned by investors in more than 70 countries around the world. • Member of the Board of Directors of a number of companies around the world. • Member of the Board of Directors in Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration, Riyadh since its establishment. • Member of the Board of Trustees of a number of international institutions, including: Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions AAOIFI, Bahrain. • Secretary General of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (ICCIA), one of the international organizations of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). • Has a number of books in investments and family businesses, civilization and endowments (WAQFS). • Hundreds of lectures around the world on topics of interest, and participated in dozens of conferences, seminars and workshops. • Co-author of a number of university courses (Islamic civilization, learning skills, thinking skills). • Recently manages the “Family Work Service Center” within the “Development Experts” Group. • Co-Director of the “Volunteer Service Center” of the same group. • Chairman of BOD of the “Knowledge Building” Group specialized in the development of knowledge. Practical experiences: First: Specialization in family business and international investments in all its aspects, including: • Establishing a family office to cover family needs. • Laying down family documents, especially the family charter. • Establish a family governance system in line with local regulations and the corporate governance system covering companies. • Participation in various family committees. • Participate in the rehabilitation of the future generation in the family, whether to run the family business, or to understand its role as a future owner even if he does not participate in the management. • Establish the process of transferring management from generation to generation and participate in the relevant procedures. • Participate in the membership of the boards of directors of family companies and investment companies, and participate in the committees of the Board of Directors and chaired as an independent.