Mr. Hisham Al Gurg of an Emarati Nationality has over 18 years of experience in setting up and running new ventures in the MENA region, Mr. Algurg is a pioneer in the region for his visionary approach, high profile networking, and for concluding and managing large regional projects and investments worth more than 1.06 billion USD.
Presently he is managing the private investments and strategic partnership’s activities of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum. He is also the CEO of Al Fajer Investments & Development, an investment division of Al Fajer Enterprises, a holding group of companies owned by His Highness Sheikh Hasher Al Maktoum. Both Sheikhs are members of the Royal family of Dubai.
As a CEO of Seed Group, he is managing 8 growing companies in 6 diversified industries with other UAE and International partners. In 2010, Mr. Algurg launched three businesses in the Luxury Apparel industry and established Sales and Marketing offices in 5 different countries, including New York, London, Paris, Milan, and Hong Kong.
He is also the UAE sponsor of the Chinese petroleum giant “Sinopec Petroleum”. Sinopec Petroleum is one of the largest energy corporations in the world, headquartered in Beijing.
Mr. Algurg is also a director of Signature Group, an International Private Equity that focuses on emerging
Markets such as the Middle East, India, and Africa. Signature Group also advises on $1.5 billion worth of
Mr. Algurg is a bachelor degree holder from Southwest Texas State University (San Marcos, Texas). He is also a former fireman and paramedic certified by the State of Texas.
The first Annual International Women’s Peak Performance Summit will take place on Saturday 23rd May at the Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel and Spa in Abu Dhabi.
Organized by Esc@pe Events in association with Jules Lewis, the summit consists of seven interactive master classes led by experienced facilitators who will cover the seven areas (peaks) of a women’s life on the path to success: Career, Finance, Mental, Physical, Emotional, Social and Environment.
This is the first event of its kind in the UAE and is aimed at women who believe in the power of investing in their personal growth and development. Men who value the multiple roles that women play in their own personal and professional spheres are also encouraged to attend the summit.
The Summit theme is “Inspire, Discover and Achieve” and delegates will have the opportunity to network with a diverse group of women and walk way with some solid action plans to reach their highest potential in addition to having access to the top tools, tips and strategies for success in all areas of their life.
Anna Heystek and Jules Lewis are the driving force behind the Summit along with a team of dedicated women from Esc@pe events, the South African Business Council and South African Women’s Association
“Having attended many women’s conferences and being active members of the business community here in the UAE we are delighted to launch the Women’s Peak Performance Summit and give more women the opportunity to take quality time out to focus on their own personal growth and self-care.
To thrive in today’s world it is more important than ever for women to keep up to date with knowledge and trends that play a role in their overall success.
We also believe in the power of building a supportive network on the path to excellence so have created ample time for participants to connect with a diverse group of women and representatives of our key business and corporate partners.’’