Pasha Bakhtiar
Partner & Chief Executive, REYL Finance (MEA) Ltd
Pasha  Bakhtiar  - Partner & Chief Executive, REYL Finance (MEA) Ltd
Area of expertise
Pasha Bakhtiar has 17 years of experience in finance, asset management and banking. Over the past 10 years he has focused mainly on the Middle East and Eastern African markets based out of Dubai. He has worked extensively with regional families and entrepreneurs to deliver comprehensive solutions to their private and corporate needs.

Career
Pasha Bakhtiar started his career in his hometown of Geneva with Lombard Odier & Cie. He has worked in equity research, fund management, strategy and private banking. In recent years he founded and ran a Private Equity Fund focusing on SMEs in East Africa and was CEO of a fully licensed bank in the UAE. He joined REYL Finance (MEA) Ltd. as a Partner and Chief Executive in 2015.

University education
Pasha Bakhtiar holds a BA in International Relations and Economics from Georgetown University (’96) and an MBA from INSEAD (’03).