“A visionary leadership and management driving business towards growth”


Khamis Buharoon Al Shamsi


At ARAM Group, we are committed to apply our most adequate resources to achieve our vision and to create an efficient and sustainable investment portfolio concentrating on accountability, environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility

We are dedicated to further developing our extensive accumulated experience in stable asset management, new investment opportunities and financial solutions to be more sophisticated and shareholder-oriented

We derive our competitive edge from our elite team to be a company that professionally manage investments, and create difference by introducing best business practices

Gearing up for the future, we will continue the strategy of expanding in domestic and regional markets, enabling investment and sharing knowledge, improving competitiveness while unlocking new areas of growth


Ali Musmar

Chief Executive Officer

Inspired by our visionary plans, strategic investments and executing successful acquisitions. We strive in driving forward a stable financial position and targeting larger and more profitable businesses

With a focus on excellence, Innovation and determination, ARAM is equipped with a wide portfolio of investments that delivers attractive returns to its shareholders, strengthening its position across diverse growth sectors and increasing operational efficiency. ARAM has been a reliable growth driver for businesses in Real Estate and Financial sectors.

As the pursuit continues to assure agility and adaptability with the rapid changes in the global markets, ARAM will continue in delivering competitive solutions to be counted amongst valuable, admired and diversified companies


Khamis Buharoon AI Shamsi, runs a banking consultancy advisory service. Mr. Buharoon AI
Shamsi spent 14 years at Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, from 2007 to March 2021. During this
time, he held many roles including managing director, member of the board of directors,
vice-chairman of the board of directors, and acting CEO for two years. As well as served a
the Chairman of Board of Directors For Burooj Real estate and He most recently served as
the Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank.
Khamis Buharoon has over 36 years of experience in banking, having acted as CEO,
manager, and chairman of Several boards, and has successfully led teams as the head of the
settlements committee, member of the executive committee, and vice-chairman of the
nominations and remuneration committee, among many other positions.
Before his time at Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Buharoon served as CEO of Commercial Bank
International for two years, during which he contributed to the restructuring of the bank.
His work at Commercial Bank International included acting as managing director for
Commercial Bank financial Brokerage, as well as managing director for Takamul Real Estate.
He was also the Chairman of the National Development Bank in Egypt since ADIB’s
acquisition of the Bank in the final quarter of 2007 and Chairman of the Board of Directors
of Abu Dhabi Financial Brokerage Company.
He had also served as the Head of Domestic Banking Division at the National bank of Abu
Dhabi – NBAD for 7 years and served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi
Leasing Company.
Buharoon is a certified public accountant and auditor. He served as head of the Banks
Inspection Team, Assistant Director of Internal Audit and Head of the Financial &
Administrative Affairs Department with the UAE Central Bank for 11 years.
Buharoon contributed in establishing several investment companies such as Arqaam Capital
Investment in DIFC, UBL and served as a board member in Tharawat Investment House in
the Kingdom of Bahrain, Naeem Holdings in Egypt and Unifund Capital Financial Investment
in the UAE from 2009 to 2017 and the Chairman of Etihad Capital in the UAE.
Buharoon Al Shamsi is a sought-after advisor, having sat as a board member and as a
chairman of committees including the Audit Committee at Agthia, he is the chairman at the
Abu Dhabi National Takaful Company’s board of directors, among others. He has also served
as a member on many boards and executive committees in UAE, Dubai, Egypt, and London,
among others.
Khamis Buharoon was born in the United Arab Emirates in 1964, and he has a B.A in
Business and Accounting and he attended many programs and training courses globally.

Ziyad Mahmoud Khairallah Al Haji
Board Member

Mr Ziyad has an overall experience as Board Member and Managing Director of General Ceramics Company from 2008 till date, and Board Member in EMAAR International Plastic Industry LLC from 2000 till date, as well as Board Member and Honorary Treasurer in Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 2014 till date.

Mr. Ziyad served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aram Group (formerly Sharjah Group), from 2012 until 2022.

Zeyad holds Diploma in Banking and Finance

Mansoor Abduljabbar Alsayegh
Board Member

Mansoor Al Sayegh is the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Al Sayegh Group (ASG) since 2010 to date, which is a group of companies owned by Al Sayegh family and established in 1980. He is in charge of overseeing and supervising all of the group’s companies due to his position.
In 2008, Mansoor began his professional journey at Mubadala Investment Company. Subsequently, he progressed to Corporate Banking, where he acquired significant expertise in the financial sector.
Mr. Mansoor is a well-respected counsel in the Abu Dhabi business community due to his vast network in both the public and private commercial sectors of the UAE in addition to his experience and in-depth knowledge of the market. He is a member of the Youth Business Council of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a member of several general government committees.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Communication with Concentration in Marketing Strategies from Curry College in the United States of America 2009

Alyazia Naser Alzaabi
Board Member

Alyazia Alzaabi is a young Emirati leader who has an overall experience in Banking field, As she worked with RAK Bank since 2023 till date.
Alyazia is an inspiring model for Emirati women with her ambition to reinforce the position of women in community development and promote youth participation locally and internationally and develop their expertise in various fields. Thus, she is the first Emirati female member to hold the position of board member at Aram Group Company PJSC
Alyazia studied at the Emirates Private Schools Academy, Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates.
She participated in many training courses, workshops and national initiatives to activate and empower young Emirati talents.

Najoud Abdulla Mohammad Burahima
Board Member

Najoud Abdullah Burahima is one of the most prominent Emirati women entrepreneurs, with her insightful vision and exceptional leadership, she was able to distinguish herself in the field of business in the United Arab Emirates.
Ms. Najoud Abdullah Burahima is illustrious by her innovative and persevering spirit, as she constantly pursues to explore new opportunities and achieve success in a lightning-fast business setting. In addition, Najoud has been able to achieve a remarkable success in other roles such as project advisor and tourism expert at the Ministry of Economy, and Director of the Minister’s Office in the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme from 2011 to 2017.
Owing to her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of business and society, Najoud Abdullah Burahima has been recognized as one of the most inspiring and influential figures in the UAE and beyond. Her career journey considered as a source of inspiration for many, and stands out as a genuine success story that exemplifies the desire and dedication to achieving goals and facing any obstacles.
Ms. Najoud has extensive experience in managing and establishing businesses, and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration in 2016.

Ali Musmar
Chief Executive Officer

Ali Musmar is the Chief Executive Officer of Aram Group – PJSC,
With +20 years of experience, Ali provides strategic input and leadership on decision
making issues affecting the organization; specifically relating to the evaluation of
potential mergers, acquisitions, or partnerships. Ali Also supervises the implementation
and enforcing of policies
and procedures of the organization that improved operational and financial effectiveness
of the
company and provides guidance on contracts, negotiations, or business deals that the
corporation may enter into.

Before Being named as CEO of Aram Group in September 2021, Ali was a Chief Credit Officer
in Al-Masraf, Arab Bank for investment & foreign Trade and was a voting member in
Management Credit & investment Committee (MCIC), Member of bank’s Executive Committee
(EXCO), Asset & Liability Committee (ALCO), and Credit representation in Board Meeting.

Ali has Established Credit Risk, Market risk and Liquidity risk measurement processes and
tools (FTP, VaR, etc), that includes Asset Liability Management (ALM) and Funds Transfer
Pricing (FTP) systems for monitoring of liquidity risks as well as using Liquidity
Coverage Ratio (LCR), Eligible Lending to Asset Ratio (ELAR) and Advances to Stable
Recourse Ratio (ASRR) among others to monitor its liquidity positions

Prior to joining Al-Masraf in March 2014, Ali spent more than 12 years of banking
experience. He held the position of Deputy Head Corporate Credit & Control in Commercial
Bank of Dubai, VP – Project Manager in Mashreq Bank and Basel II & Credit Risk Manager
in Jordan Ahli Bank

Ali holds Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Jordan and CFA Candidate

Abdulrahman Abdulla Al Mahmood
General Manager

Abdulrahman Abdulla Al Mahmood is the General Manager of Aram Group Company He joined Aram Group (previously named Sharjah Group Company) on February 1979 as a manager for Sharjah office until he promoted to company general manager, Abdulrahman has a wide experience in business management and insurance since he we was working as a manager of Al Ain Ahlia insurance company in Dubai He holds a commercial diploma degree