Team Details

The Team

Mr. Ali Muqaibal

Chief Executive Officer

Ali Muqaibal, who holds a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and an MBA from INSEAD, is an executive leader with over 20 years of extensive experience in various fields such as corporate and investment strategy, portfolio management, and digital transformation in both Consumer and Enterprise sectors.

He possesses outstanding international business acumen, having expanded Omani enterprises globally and served on the boards of various international organizations.

His vast experience includes prominent roles at Shell Oman Marketing Company SAOG, Occidental Oman, Oman Oil Company, and Oman Oil Marketing Company, among others. Additionally, Ali is a passionate business executive and thought leader, contributing articles on business investment and strategy to reputable media outlets. In his leisure time, he channels his energy into sports like football and bodybuilding.

His dynamic career mirrors his personal life, marked by discipline and creativity, as evidenced by his interest in cartooning.


Deputy General Manager

Dinkar is a seasoned professional with over 24 years of diverse experience in financing across various sectors.

Holding an Undergraduate degree in Humanities from Chandigarh, India, he furthered his education with an MBA and Bachelor of Law from Patna, India. Dinkar’s career journey includes notable roles at Sahara India Group, Indian Express, and SIDBI.

With expertise in SME, retail, and development finance, he excels in business development banking, project financing, and international collaborations, such as with the Swiss Development Corporation.

Dinkar’s leadership has been pivotal in revitalizing business models, exemplified by his work with Sharakah.

Umaima Al Ghadani

Ms. Umaima Al Ghadani

Investments Manager

Umaima Al Ghadani is a seasoned Investment Manager with a proven track record in the financial services sector.

Holding an MBA and a bachelor’s in Accounting, she is also an ACIFE holder from ETHICA (Advanced Certified Islamic Finance Executive). Her expertise lies in business analysis, financial planning, project implementation, Projects Valuation, and Deals structuring.

Umaima is deeply passionate about guiding entrepreneurs from the inception stage, helping them develop a business plan, and ensuring successful project execution.

Layaq Ali Mohammed

Layaq Ali Mohammed

Head of Finance

Layaq Ali Mohammad serves as the Head of Finance at Sharakah. He holds an MBA in finance and marketing, alongside a Bachelor’s degree in commerce, and brings 15 years of Gulf experience across diverse industries including manufacturing, trading, services, food, retail, and investment.

Proficient in various ERP platforms, he oversees financial operations encompassing budgeting, forecasting, analysis, and reporting. Collaborating with teams, he enhances financial performance, manages cash flow, and implements cost-saving measures.

He ensures accurate record-keeping and compliance with regulations, manages financial reporting processes, analyzes data for strategic decision-making, and optimizes overall financial performance.

Rawan Al Nazwani

Rawan Al Nazwani

Senior Project Executive

Rawan Al Nazwani is an accomplished professional serving as the SME Development Manager, recognized for her dedication and results-oriented approach.

With a robust background in project management and business development spanning over 15 years across diverse industries, Rawan has consistently delivered exceptional results, exceeding client expectations. Her expertise lies in strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, and team leadership.

Rawan thrives in dynamic environments, where adaptability and innovation are paramount, driving projects to successful completion with precision and efficiency.

Tahra Al Ajmi

Tahra Al Ajmi

Senior Marketing Executive

Tahra Al Ajmi is a seasoned marketing professional with a 10 years of experience in corporate marketing, campaign leadership, event coordination, e-commerce, and customer relations. Currently serving as the Head of Marketing at Sharakah.

She has spearheaded major projects including rebranding, digitization, and customer experience enhancement. Her role involves executing an always-on digital & social media strategy, organizing events, creating impactful communication campaigns, and blending digital initiatives with event management for successful outcomes.

Tahra’s accomplishments include managing a range of community events, CSR initiatives, and public events, overseeing mall branding, and launching community apps. She pioneered Oman’s Ladies Golf Open and spearheaded youth programs for sports education and co managed the E sport Pavilion at Muscat Nights Festival . With a BA (Hons) in Marketing Management, Graduate of the National Leadership Program by the Royal Academy and certifications in Strategic Branding, Digital Marketing, and Leadership, Tahra’s dynamic approach continues to drive growth and success.

Faris Al Harthi

Faris Al Harthi

Senior Project Specialist

With a passion for fostering youth entrepreneurship and SME development, I currently serve as the Assistant Manager of SME Development at the Fund for Development of Youth Projects. Leveraging my expertise in finance & accounting and business coaching, I am committed to empowering young entrepreneurs and supporting the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises in improving their financial sustainability and business governance.

Prior to my current role, I worked as assistant external & internal auditor. I hold a CAT level 2 from ACCA, where I specialized in accounting technician.

Mohamed Al Farsi

Mohamed Al Farsi

Marketing Specialist

Mohamed Al-Farsi is an adept professional with a passion for innovation and problem-solving. With over 4 years of experience with a focus on social media, Affiliate and Corporate marketing, e-commerce, CRM, and a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing.

Mohamed thrives in dynamic environments, leveraging his expertise in various types of marketing to create a spark of inspirational and memorable campaigns. With strong analytical abilities and effective communication skills. His commitment to continuous learning and staying updated with the latest technologies and trends ensures the delivery of exceptional results.

Mohamed is a collaborative team player, committed at driving projects to successful completion. With a direction toward creating unforgettable experiences.

Dala Al Mukhaini

Dala Al Mukhaini

Investment Analyst

Dala Al Mukhaini is an Investment Analyst who recently joined Sharakah, with a deep passion for financial sector. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Colorado State University, she is well-equipped to analyze, review, and present entrepreneurs’ ideas for approval.

Dala is particularly eager about staying updated on recent financial developments and trends. She finds joy in meeting with entrepreneurs, understanding their ideas, and helping them navigate through challenges.

Waleed Al Balushi

Waleed Al Balushi

Administration & Recovery Officer

Waleed Al balushi brings over 24 years of administrative experience, specializing in office management, logistics, and annual general meeting (AGM) coordination for shareholders. Hi expertise includes optimizing workflows, enhancing communication, and ensuring seamless operations. Waleed’s track record reflects his proficiency in managing AGMs, handling logistics, and preparing essential documentation.

Additionally, Waleed has valuable experience in cultivating relationships within the government sector. His professional demeanor and attention to detail have consistently contributed to the success of the organization. Waleed multifaceted skills make Him a reliable and valuable asset in any administrative role, where he continues to leverage his extensive experience to drive efficiency and support organizational objectives.

Haitham AL Mahrouqi

Haitham Al Mahrouqi

Business Maestro

As an experienced professional dedicated to turning startup and SME dreams into reality, I bring a dynamic blend of skills and experience to the team. With a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a track record of SME and startup management, I possess a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and a passion for fostering growth.

My expertise spans interpersonal dynamics, strategic planning, and creative problem-solving, allowing me to thrive in diverse project environments. Committed and determined, I approach challenges with confidence and a drive to succeed

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Dina Mohamed

Marketing Specialist

Dr. Dina is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Khartoum, holding a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the same institution. With a distinction, he earned his M.Sc. in Manufacturing Engineering and Management from the University of Birmingham, UK, following a first-class Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Khartoum.

Dr. Dina serves as an SME development expert at Sharakah, the fund for development youth projects.

He has held various leadership roles including Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Head of the Industrial Development Section at the University of Khartoum. With expertise in entrepreneurship, SME development, and incubation systems, he is an accredited mentor by AIECI, UNIDO, and Bahrain.

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Horiya al shuhoumi

Hooriya Al-Shohoumi is a customer relations officer. She holds a higher diploma in human resources from the Middle East College. She has many achievements in the field of real estate and academic marketing and great knowledge in the field of human resources.

She is also distinguished by her experience in customer service at Infoline Company (Information Line), by concluding agreements and winning customers. And the success of contracts, she has leadership and creative skills thanks to her continuous experience.