George Traub Managing Partner

t: +971 4 240 7094
e: gtraub@lumina-advisers.com

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George is a senior banker, finance professional and entrepreneur who has enjoyed a global career as a Managing Director, a CEO and a Partner at multinational investment banks, global advisory firms and regional financial institutions.

Having spent a substantial part of his career and personal life living and working in diverse geographies, he has a proven ability to lead culturally and geographically diverse teams across borders, markets and products to deliver exceptional performance. His professional career spans 10 years in London, 5 years in South Korea and 8 years in the Middle East.

 

George’s Middle East experience includes roles as a Managing Director of Investment Banking at Macquarie Bank with coverage of the MENA region, Head of Corporate Finance Advisory for KPMG in the UAE and as a Partner with one of the largest Private Equity firms in the MENA region managing c.$2.5bn of equity. George has worked with both government and private sector companies in the MENA region across a wide range of sectors including Hospitality, Healthcare, Education, Logistics and Real Estate.

George graduated as an M.Eng in Electronic Engineering from the University of Surrey, is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and holds a certificate in Corporate Finance from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments, London.