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Muhannad Qubbaj

Senior Managing Director, Private Equity at Gulf Capital


Muhannad Qubbaj is Managing Director of Private Equity at Gulf Capital. He joined the Firm in 2006 and is co-head of the Private Equity Division, where he focuses on deal sourcing and origination, shareholder and investor activities and external business development for portfolio companies.

From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Qubbaj was a Senior Principal at Investcorp International, a leading investment firm in the Gulf region, where he was responsible for marketing and investor relations in Riyadh, Khobar, Dammam, Dhahran and the United Kingdom.  He focused on private equity, real estate and hedge funds.  Prior to Investcorp, Mr. Qubbaj was employed as a Senior Investment Advisor at Morgan Stanley for four years in the United Kingdom, where he focused on asset management and asset allocation services offered to Middle Eastern institutions and family offices and managed several discretionary portfolios.

From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Qubbaj worked as an investment advisor for one of the largest family investment offices in Saudi Arabia, the Abdul Latif Jameel Group, with a focus on direct and indirect global investments, industry and technology.

Mr. Qubbaj graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a Chemical Engineer, with minors in Creative Writing and Economics.   He now serves as a global Educational Counselor for MIT.