THE GWB GROUP
The GWB Group is a multinational company headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Group invests in building brands and businesses. The Group’s core markets are Middle East and Africa. The flagship and holding company, GWB International DMCC was established in 2010 and operates in the industry verticals of Power Generation, Critical Assets Management, IOT Technology Solutions and Venture Capital.
Challenging the ordinary represents our identity as a company. At the heart of our identity is innovation. Innovation is deeply embedded in our processes, our products, our services and our corporate culture.
At GWB Group, good is not enough and to be great at what we do means to continuously challenge, innovate and develop further.
Ajay’s experience spans more than 15 years in Entrepreneurship, Private Equity, Investment Banking, M&A Advisory and Accounting. Previously, Ajay worked for The Abraaj Group in Dubai-UAE, UBS Investment Bank and KPMG in New York-USA. Ajay is the Group Chief Executive of The GWB Group.
Praveen is an experienced finance professional with over 15 years in Corporate Finance, M&A Advisory, Fund-raising and Taxation. Previously, Praveen started Manan Solutions, India's first healthcare media company. He has also guided and consulted multiple startups such as i2i TeleSolutions, Furlenco and Nivaata Systems in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer.
Alisha has over 15 years of global experience in Business Development, Marketing and Communications in the Travel and Hospitality industry. She previously worked with award winning hotel chains and tourism boards to develop and strengthen new markets. Alisha has worked across all 4 continents of the world and contributes an enriched international knowledge of marketing.
Dheeraj comes from a robust background of Engineering and Technology with 20 years of experience in design and delivery of smart-tech solutions across a range of industry verticals. He has worked for technology projects in USA, Europe, Middle East and Pan Asia. Dheeraj spearheads DOTS Tech Systems, which is an Internet of Things (IoT) technology solutions company.
Jamil has a rich background in Engineering and over 10 years of experience in the Energy industry. He manages an army of engineers and senior technicians for various projects, supporting the Group’s deployed network of engineered solutions across Middle East and Africa. Jamil spearheads Poweregion, which is an Energy products and services company.
Ziyad has over 15 years of experience. He has represented acquirers, sellers and targets, joint venture partners and consortiums in cross-border deals with targets located in USA, UK, India, Pakistan, Middle East, Turkey, Egypt and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Previously Ziyad worked for DWF LLP and Afridi & Angell in Dubai-UAE and the Washington DC offices of Arnold & Porter.
Our Group Companies
GWB International DMCC
The Group’s holding and management company of business interests in Power Generation, Critical Assets Management, IOT Technology Solutions and Venture Capital investments.
Mantaqat Al Taqah Energy Solutions LLC
Our energy division, Poweregion LLC (English translation), seeks to connect Middle East and Africa with energy industry innovations. It currently offers portable generators, industrial generators, solar rooftop systems, solar cooling and heating solutions, critical assets management services and managed energy services.
DOTS Tech Systems DMCC
Our technology division, DOTS is engaged in the design, engineering and implementation of IoT solutions across industry verticals. It specializes in converting IoT concepts into deployable solutions in a rapid delivery format. Engagements with Government, Manufacturers, Telecom, Healthcare, Retail, Logistics, Education, Airports, Buildings, Transportation and Data Centers represent some of the industry applications that are possible.