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Racha Al Khawaja Group Chief Distribution & Development Officer at Equitativa


Racha has over 18 years of experience in developing and selling financial services and products to institutional customers in Europe and MENA region – currently she is the CDO at Equitativa, the manager of Emirates Reit, strategically expanding the business with a wide client base of family offices, institutions, conglomerates and international broker dealers.

Prior to joining Equitativa, Racha held positions at Menacorp as Head of Institutional coverage, at Fidessa as Business Manager in the Middle East, and at Tier 1 international banks and institutions including Lehman Brothers, State Street and Bloomberg in the London, UK.

With a strong mathematical background and clear strategic mind, Racha has focused on successfully developing strong relationships in the region.

Racha holds an MBA from Imperial College in London, UK and a BSc in Mathematics from UCL, London, UK. She speaks English, Arabic and French.

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