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Naeem Atiq Sadiq

Naeem-Atiq Sadiq

Chief Executive Officer


A British national, appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from December 2017.

A British national, appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from December 2017.


Mr. Sadiq started his career at Bechtel and later MW Kellogg in LNG Development. He joined Shell as a Resident Engineering Manager for Shell Nigeria Petroleum Development Company. He progressed through a number of international assignments for Shell International EP at Corporate Head Office The Netherlands, Qatar Shell GTL, Shell Canada and Shell Deepwater USA in various development, operational, commercial, business transformation and management roles. Prior to joining Heritage Oil Limited, Mr. Sadiq was a Venture Development Executive Shell Upstream International.

Mr. Sadiq is a results driven person who enjoys working in challenging, complex and dynamic environments. He is passionate about transformation processes and shaping sustainable and profitable strategies.

A believer in giving back to the community, Mr Sadiq is passionate about philanthropic causes such as education, cancer research and children’s services. He supports Imran Khan Cancer Appeal UK and The Citizens Foundation Houston USA chapters respectively.

Naeem-Atiq Sadiq is a graduate of Leeds University, where he earned a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree.

 



Michele Faissola

Michele Faissola

Executive Director


With 30 years of financial services experience, Michele Faissola provides expert, independent advice to a range of clients.

With 30 years of financial services experience, Michele Faissola provides expert, independent advice to a range of clients.


With 30 years of financial services experience, spanning investment banking, capital markets, wealth management, and asset management, Michele Faissola provides expert, independent advice to a range of clients.

Previously, he served as Head of Asset & Wealth Management at Deutsche Bank, one of the four divisions of the bank, managing total client assets of almost USD 1.3 trillion. He was also a member of the Deutsche Bank Group Executive Committee. In this role he supervised a team of over 6,000 people in 33 countries. He also chaired DWS Asset Management (Frankfurt) and Deutsche Bank Switzerland.

Prior to this role, Faissola was responsible for Deutsche Bank's Global Rates and Commodity unit and a member of the Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) Division Executive Committee.  He also chaired the Risk Committee of the division. 

In 2016 Michele Faissola co-founded F.A.B. Partners, an investment platform cathering a small number of sophisticated investors with a long-term investment profile. He is currently the CEO of one of largest Family Offices in the world and continues to advise several large investors around the globe.

Faissola has played an active part in shaping the financial industry and has had roles as Vice Chairman of ISDA, (International Swaps and Derivatives Association), Chairman of the GFMA (Global Financial Markets Association) and was a Member of the Board of AFME (Association for Financial Markets in Europe).

He is currently board member of Printemps SA, large French retailer.

He is married with 3 children and lives in London.  When not working, his interests include contemporary art, skiing and car racing.