AFC Iraq Fund
Mr Tabaqchali is an experienced capital markets professional with over 25 years’ experiences in US and MENA markets. He is currently a Non-resident Fellow at the Institute of Regional and International Studies (IRIS) at the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani (AUIS) and a board member of the Credit Bank of Iraq.
He is a former Executive Director of NBK Capital, the investment banking arm of the National Bank of Kuwait as head of Brokerage, prior to which he was a Managing Director and Head of International Institutional Sales at WR Hambrecht + Co, based in London, New York and San Francisco. This followed on from roles as a Managing Director at KeyBanc in London, charged with international sales, and before that Director & Head of Capital Markets & Institutional Sales at Jefferies International in London. He started his career at Dean Witter International in London.
Mr Tabaqchali has a M.Sc. in Mathematics from Oxford University in the UK, a B.Sc. (Hons, 1st class) in Mathematics from Victoria University in New Zealand and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from Canterbury University in New Zealand. He is an Iraqi and British national.