Ashraf M. Rahman
Entreprenuer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Mr. Ashraf M. Rahman joined Aurega Group as Chairman in 2017; he brings nearly 19 years of industry leadership experience to this new role.
In 1998, he joined Lootah Group & was primarily involved with the United Nations ‘Oil for Food Program”. Later in 2003, he joined a Financial Services co. where he managed investment portfolios of about US $ 90.7 million for high net-worth individuals, raised private equity & advised clients on financial restructuring. In 2008, he joined ADAM Global, during his tenure as the CEO, ADAM Global expanded from a single office in Dubai to over 100 offices worldwide, from 20,000 turnover to 25 million in 2016 & the company valued in 2017 at AED 70 million. Currently he is the Co-Owner/Partner of ADAM Global and Chairman of Aurega Group.
Mr. Rahman is a holder of an International Business Honors Degree from the University of Lincoln, United Kingdom & a MBA degree in Marketing & Finance.
Specialties: Mr. Rahman has been in the Middle East since 1981 & has witness the tremendous growth of these regions. Because of his deep understanding of local business culture and sensitivities, he is adapt to advise International Business considering relocation to MENA & providing consultation and assistance to the Corporations to expand their Business in this region. Mr. Rahman is an active member since 2008 of BNI (Business Network International), BBG & CEO Clubs that enables him to provide business referrals for his strategic partners & clients to accelerate their growth & profitability.
Awards & Recognition: -
In 2010, he was awarded the “BNI National Director Award” for Highest Referrals & Value Given.
In 2013, he was awarded for Highest Traffic Lights, Presented by Dr. Ivan Misner.
In 2014, he was awarded “BNI National Director Award" for Highest Average Traffic Lights.
In 2015, he was awarded BNI Networking Leader Certificate.
In 2016, he was awarded BNI Networking Leader Award.
In 2017, he received Certificate of Appreciation from World Bank.