Partner, Head of Middle East and Malaysia, Arabesque Asset Management

Rehan Pathan

Rehan is a Partner at Arabesque Partners, looking after Arabesque Asset Management’s Middle East and Malaysia businesses. Rehan is also Managing Partner at Takseem, a specialized sales consultancy which Arabesque Partners acquired in 2015.

He has 20 years of work experience in conventional and Shariah Compliant Banking and Insurance Sales and Institutional Relationship Management. Rehan previously led the International sales business for the world’s largest Shariah Compliant asset manager, NCB Capital, and held senior sales positions for Deutsche Banks’ MENA Asset Management and Transaction Banking businesses. He started his career with ABN AMRO Banks’ Private Banking and Corporate Banking business in the GCC region.

Rehan has extensive understanding of the challenges and requirements of building and running sales and CRM processes in the GCC region and Global Shariah Compliant markets. As an independent advisor Rehan has held positions advising both GCC government entities on their Asset Management sectors and global Asset Managers on their business strategies within the GCC and Shariah compliant asset management markets.
Rehan has an MBA with distinction from Cass Business School with a specialization in Islamic Finance.