Mohamed Seif-ElnasrCo-Founder & Managing Director at Lakemore Partners
Seif is Managing Director of Lakemore and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. He is the Chief Investment Officer at Lakemore and chairs the Investment Committee. In his role as CIO, he is responsible for building and setting the firm’s CLO equity investment strategy, as well as overseeing all investment processes. He has 39 years of investment management experience during which he has managed more than US$30 billion across conventional and alternative asset classes. Prior to Lakemore, Seif was Chief Investment Officer at Safanad, a global principal investment firm focused on Private Equity, Real Estate, and Liquid Strategies.
Previously, he spent 17 years with The National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia (NCB), where he was Head of Asset Management overseeing more than US$26 billion in conventional and alternative asset classes that included Specialist Credit, Hedge Funds, Real Estate and Private Equity. He was instrumental in building the proprietary trading and alternative asset management business of NCB. Previously, he was Head of Risk for the Middle East region at CSFB – London & Cairo where he was a member of the emerging markets team. He also worked for the investor services group at Citibank – London. Seif holds a B.A. in Economics with a Minor in Psychology from the American University in Cairo.