Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum – Chairman

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, a member of Dubai’s royal family, who has a multifaceted career that traverses numerous sectors—ranging from technology and aviation to government affairs, sports consultancy, healthcare, education, oil & gas services, real estate, and fashion — He has established himself as a notable businessman, contributing significantly to global enterprises while also being involved in the economic sectors of the United Arab Emirates

In the technology sector, Sheikh Mohammed has been a visionary partner, specializing in large-scale national infrastructure projects that facilitate transformational change. His expertise in secure digital identities, Web3 technologies, Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), and blockchain infrastructure has empowered governments, multinational corporations, and institutions to actualize a future filled with boundless possibilities.

In the realm of regional development, particularly in East Africa, he has acted as a catalyst, propelling economic growth and societal empowerment. His commitment to sustainable development and keen strategic oversight has made him a key player in multifaceted and transformative investments that drive progress.

In the aviation industry, specifically in Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) services for helicopters, he has achieved international recognition for implementing world-class practices, fortified by a team of skilled technicians who adhere to and exceed industry benchmarks.

Additionally, he has been instrumental in providing strategic guidance for a diverse conglomerate, steering the organization toward sustainable investments and development opportunities across a broad range of sectors. Under his expert guidance, affiliated entities in various industries have also seen marked growth and success.

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum stands as a quintessential leader in the global economic sphere. His leadership style harmoniously combines traditional values with contemporary business acumen, making him a universally respected figure. Through his unwavering commitment to fostering strategic partnerships and spearheading initiatives with profound global impact, Sheikh Mohammed continues to be an eminent driver of both economic and social progress.

Luke Sellwood – Chief Executive Officer

Luke Sellwood is a distinguished advisor to a royal family, and governments a highly accomplished entrepreneur, boasting an extensive portfolio of expertise spanning finance, real estate development, green energy, healthcare, and the global marketplace. With an impressive track record spanning over two decades in these industries, Luke has cultivated a sterling reputation as a venerable authority and a trailblazing visionary.

Throughout his illustrious career, Luke has consistently showcased an exceptional capacity to dissect intricate financial and business landscapes, conceive innovative solutions, and orchestrate successful strategies. His contributions have been instrumental in a multitude of real estate developments, resulting in the establishment of vibrant communities and the delivery of substantial returns to astute investors.

Beyond his distinguished real estate achievements, Luke has emerged as a pioneering force within the green energy sector, adeptly guiding organizations towards sustainable practices and facilitating the reduction of their carbon footprint.

Within the healthcare domain, Luke has aligned himself with industry leaders, propelling initiatives to enhance patient outcomes and operational efficiency through the implementation of cutting-edge technology and data-driven methodologies. Furthermore, his astute leadership has catalyzed the success of multiple healthcare startups, ushering groundbreaking products into the global market.

With an encyclopedic knowledge of global markets, Luke has ascended to the role of a trusted advisor to a royal family, offering invaluable guidance in navigating the intricate terrain of financial and investment decisions. His holistic comprehension of the intricate interplay between political, economic, and cultural factors that underpin these markets allows him to furnish clients with penetrating insights and meticulously researched advice.

In summation, Luke Sellwood occupies a peerless echelon within his spheres of expertise, personifying an indispensable asset for any organization or individual in search of erudite counsel and steadfast support. Whether collaborating with royal dignitaries, leading corporate enterprises, or championing the cause of sustainability, his unwavering dedication to achieving tangible results and fostering a positive global impact remains unwavering.

Sakhib Waseem – Chief Technology officer

Sakhib Waseem is an executive-level technology expert in Fintech, governmental, private sector and for central banks. Sakhib has advised a number of governments and top-tier financial institutions throughout his career, specialising in designing and implementing transformative technology-driven solutions from inception. Sakhib has played a leading role in the design, build and implementation of specialist technology and reporting analysis to financial regulatory bodies, as well as designing operational technology large scale platforms for governments focusing on, security, infrastructure, CBDC, energy, trade and finance.

Rahmy Morcos – Chief Operating Officer

Rahmy Morcos brings a wealth of experience to the table, holding a BSc (Hons.) in Business Information Systems from the University of Westminster, London. Serving as the Chief Operations Officer (COO) for global organizations, Rahmy capitalizes on his extensive knowledge in Aviation, Oil and Gas, Supply Chain, and Logistics. With a proven history of excelling in operations management and P&L oversight, Rahmy assumes a pivotal role in ensuring both operational efficiency and financial success while driving substantial growth. Rahmy’s solid academic foundation and diverse leadership journey position him as a highly sought-after expert for addressing intricate business challenges and optimizing operational performance.

Adam Ali – Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

Adam Ali stands at the vanguard of global regulatory compliance, showcasing a vast and dynamic expertise spanning multiple continents. Serving as the Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Legal Officer, Adam is instrumental in steering the global regulatory compass for Alpha’s expansive ecosystem. His nuanced understanding of intricate regulatory landscapes is backed by prolific stints with prestigious banking institutions and avant-garde fintech establishments.

Adam’s pedigree in the banking sector is underscored by his transformative leadership as the former Head of Operations for Lloyds Banking Group, where he architected operational excellence, and as a Senior Executive at Bank of America. At Bank of America, Adam’s stewardship was not just confined to executive decisions; he took charge of orchestrating business transformations, and robustly enhancing compliance governance programs. His influence and foresight in these roles spanned across diverse business verticals and international geographies, ensuring strategic alignment and cross-border coherence.
Beyond traditional banking, Adam has been at the forefront of the rapidly evolving technology domain. As the Chief Compliance Officer for The Proof of Trust, Adam was instrumental in forging strategic relationships with global governments, leveraging the organization’s globally patented technology to address compliance and trust challenges in digital market place.

At Astra Protocol, Adam played a pivotal role in spearheading the platform’s robust defenses against digital fraud and scams. With a specialized focus on Anti-money Laundering (AML), Know Your Customer (KYC), and Know Your Business (KYB) services, Adam’s leadership ensured rigorous compliance checks across more than 155 countries, setting a global benchmark in digital security and trustworthiness.

Nick Massey – Director, EMEA

Nick Massey is a retired British Army Officer who served for 12 years in a variety of roles in Europe and the Middle East. After retiring from the military in 2003 Nick joined a prominent cellular provider and was responsible for building the first GSM network in Iraq where he worked for three years.

Having worked in the Middle East for a number of years, In 2010 Nick acquired a security consultancy company specialising in precious metals and expanding the services to cater to a wider range of requirements for the mining industry, which now supports mining clients across Europe, Middle East and Africa providing turnkey services.

Nick sits on the board of a number of international companies advising on growth and development and joined MBM Group in 2023 as an advisor focused on supporting European based entities expanding into the MEA region.

Aaron Ali – Head of Trading

A seasoned expert in the financial landscape, Aaron Ali serves as the Head of Trading for Alpha MBM, a testament to his profound knowledge and keen acumen in the realm of finance and trading. His illustrious journey began with KPMG, where he immersed himself in intricate financial analyses and strategic planning, laying a solid foundation for his subsequent roles.

Following KPMG, Aaron ventured into the dynamic world of blockchain and digital compliance with The Proof of Trust, where he contributed significantly to leveraging its globally patented technology in the evolving digital space. His trajectory then led him to Astra Protocol, enhancing his expertise by playing a key role in fortifying defenses against digital fraud, with a specialized focus on AML, KYC, and KYB services.

Combining traditional financial insights from KPMG with the innovative realms of The Proof of Trust and Astra Protocol, Aaron brings a unique blend of experience to Alpha MBM. His leadership is marked by strategic foresight, a commitment to excellence, and an unwavering dedication to navigating the complexities of global trading markets.

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