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Dr. Hamade has a wealth of experience in the healthcare and education sectors across the Middle East, USA and India. As Chief Executive Officer of Amanat Holdings, Dr. Hamade defines and implements the firm’s investment strategy. To date, he has driven the growth of Amanat’s education and healthcare portfolio to a total investment of USD c. 800 million including a divestment of USD c. 100 million in 2021.
Dr. Hamade has led Amanat’s VC Strategy, positioning the company as a leader in the digitalization of both sectors. As a member of the board of directors of Amanat’s investee companies, Dr. Hamade also leads on growth and value creation initiatives across the portfolio.
Prior to Amanat, Dr. Hamade served as Chief Investment Officer of VPS Healthcare, a group comprising over 20 hospitals and 100 medical centers across the UAE, Oman and India. Before joining VPS, Dr. Hamade was a Principal at TVM Capital and Chief Strategy Officer of one of its portfolio companies.
Dr. Hamade holds an M.D. and a BSc in Biology from the American University of Beirut, and an MBA from Cornell University in the USA. He also holds a Research Fellowship Certificate in ENT Surgery from Harvard Medical School.