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Dr. Mattar is a Managing Partner at MMK Capital, an alternative investments firm regulated by the DFSA at the DIFC. He has extensive experience in asset management and investment banking focusing on the GCC region. He previously served as the Managing Director of Evolvence Group heading its private equity unit focusing mainly on the education and the retail sectors. He also served as the CEO of CAPM Investment part of Finance House Group. Dr. Mattar started his career as an economist and covering the various GCC countries and their key industries, he was the Head of Research and Chief Economist of SHUAA Capital and the Director of Financial Markets Division at the DIFC. Dr. Mattar holds a Doctorate in Risk Management from the Sloan School of Management at MIT, a Master of Science in Construction Finance from MIT, and a Bachelor of Engineering from the American University of Beirut.