Our people

Our people

Our team

Rizwan RahimPrincipal

Rizwan is the Principal of Mirath, a boutique investment firm that uses its capital to create a more sustainable world for future generations. Prior to this, he worked at the family business, the Galana Group, founded a mobile computing company in the MENA region and a wireless ISP business based in Mauritius. Rizwan has also served in a consulting capacity at Integral, Inc. and the Analysis Group in Boston, US. He holds an Executive MBA from London Business School, a Postgraduate degree in Economics from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University.

Naila RahimExecutive Director

Naila is the Executive Director of Mirath. She advises the firm with strategic planning, and oversees business decisions to drive company growth. In addition, she is the founder of a UAE-based start-up, Light of Sakina. Prior to this, Naila has over twenty years of experience in FMCG and Petroleum Mid-Stream and Downstream industries. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania, a Postgraduate degree in Photo Journalism from the ICP in New York, and an Executive MBA from the London Business School.

Muhammad Saad AliInvestment Manager Head- Finance & Compliance

Saad is the Investment Manager and the Head of Finance & Compliance at Mirath. He has over 10 years of experience in Audit, Accounting, and Finance. Prior to joining Mirath, he worked with KPMG Pakistan in their Audit & Assurance practice. He has also worked in the textile and commodities trading sector. Saad holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Karachi and is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

Payal KumarInvestment Manager

Payal is an Investment Manager with the Investment Team at Mirath. Prior to this, she worked with Deloitte India in their M&A Strategy and Commercial Diligence practice. Payal holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Strathclyde Business School along with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Finance and Investment Analysis.

Riyas MajeedSenior Manager IT Security & Infrastructure

Riyas is the Senior IT security & Infrastructure Manager at Mirath. His responsibilities include managing the IT infrastructure and security protocols for the organisation. Prior to this, Riyas held numerous roles with Galana Petroleum, including ICT Administrator. In addition, Riyas was an IT Associate Engineer at CMS Infosystems. He holds a Bachelor’s of Technology degree in Computer Engineering from Met’s Engineering College and is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect, a Microsoft Certified System Engineer and an ITIL Certified Professional.

Dove VillanuevaOffice Manager and Personal Assistant

Dove is the Office Manager and Personal Assistant to Mirath’s Principal. Her responsibilities include keeping the office running smoothly and providing administrative support for both the Principal and the team. Prior to this, Dove was the Operations Officer for Shipping and Finance at Galana Petroleum and the Operations Supervisor for Petrolab Engineering. Dove holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from UM Tagum College in the Philippines.

Jenita FernandesHuman Resources Manager

Jenita Fernandes is the Human Resources Manager at Mirath. Her responsibilities include recruitment, employee recognition, compensation and performance management. Prior to this, Jenita was a Human Resources Manager at Galana Petroleum, a role she held for over a decade. In addition, she has worked with Al Nakhil, Repro India and Ricoh Electronics. Jenita holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and is a CIPD Certified HR professional.

Rajik AhamedPublic Relations Officer and Driver

Rajik is the Public Relations Officer (PRO) and Driver at Mirath. His responsibilities include managing visa and government related documentation for the company and supporting with office administration and logistics. Prior to this, Rajik held roles with Galana Petroleum, Gulf Detection trading, JM Gulf Trading, Jassim Real Estate, Asmacs Recruiting and Al Banna Group.

Join us

If you are interested in joining our team, then please reach out to us on recruitment@mirath.com

Alternatively, please visit our LinkedIn page for job listings.