Omar Selim

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Arabesque Partners

Omar is the founder of Arabesque Partners and its Chief Executive Officer.

Omar had 20 years experience in international banking, having held senior positions at UBS, Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. He joined Barclays in 2004, where he was responsible for a multi-billion dollar revenue budget and over a thousand staff.

In 2012, he initiated the values based asset management project at Barclays, originating the concept and developing it into Arabesque.

Omar’s prior positions at Barclays include Head of Global Markets for institutional clients in the European time zone and Chief Executive and Chairman for a number of regions. Omar has also been a member of both Barclays Capital’s European Management Committee and their Swiss Supervisory Board.