Arif is an entrepreneur and investor with broad business interests in sectors including finance, real estate, technology and healthcare. His passion is in building, supporting and developing businesses, especially those with a socially responsible bias. He has over 20 years of global financial market, real estate and alternative asset class management experience.
Further to completing his undergraduate studies in Genetics, Arif pursued a career in banking in the City of London. His first senior management role was within what is now the Natwest Group. Thereafter he held various senior management appointments in global banks including UBS and Lombard Odier & Cie. He currently sits on the executive board of several fast growing companies in the UK and internationally.
Outside of work, Arif's personal interests are as broad as his business ventures. He enjoys art, chess, cycling, horology, music and scuba diving. He is an avid traveller and has visited over 100 countries, he gains much of his inspiration and philosophy on life through his exposure to global diversity and culture.