Mo El Husseiny

Founder and Managing Partner

Mo is the founder and managing partner of Ventura Capital, which he founded in 2012 having experienced first-hand the institutional demand for exposure to internet and technology assets Mo was previously the Group Strategy Director and Head of Special Projects at Mubadala Development Company, an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund, where he executed on over $15 billion of investments. Prior to this, Mo worked at Goldman Sachs within the Industrials and Natural Resources Division in London.

Cristina Merion

Finance and HR Director

Cristina has more than 15 years of progressive experience in business management, operations and HR with a successful track record in leading, managing and supporting a variety of businesses and teams. She also has a wealth of knowledge and senior experience within the ‘Big Four’ firms in Advisory Transactions Services, Financial and IT audit practices across EMEA region. Prior to joining Ventura Group, Cristina worked for several companies in the UAE where she gained valuable exposure to the region and regulatory bodies such as the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) and Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). Cristina holds an MBA from the IE Business School and double Master Degree in Business Administration and Law from Universidad Antonio de Nebrija in Madrid, Spain.

James Amos

Chief Financial Officer

James has over 18 years of experience in financial roles within investment organisations and in industry, including at the Abu Dhabi based sovereign wealth fund, Mubadala Development Company, where he was a member of the Group’s finance leadership team. Prior to this, he worked at Ernst & Young in both London and Middle East in the transactions advisory practice, covering a broad range of strategic financial advisory projects, valuations and transaction modelling. James also held the position of Finance Director and Strategy Consultant at one of the UK’s leading airport operators. James holds an MBA from the London Business School.