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mBerry team of advisors, analysts and managers come from 4 countries and speak 7 international languages. 

Managing Partner

Salem Al-Ghadhouri


Managing Partner specializing in private equity investment management, operations management, restructuring and business re-engineering. Before joining us he worked as CEO for Hasibat Holding (Kuwait) and as Vice President (Business Development) for Al Aqeelah Leasing Finance & Investment Co., Kuwait. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Southern University and A&M College (USA) and a degree in Master Financial Controller

Partner & Executive Director

Sugato Das, PhD


Advises on matters related to strategic investment, acquisition and new business setups. He has extensive experience in collective investment funds management, investment structuring and business start-ups. Earlier he worked with Global Investment House managing financial services in 15 countries of Middle East and Asia. He received his doctoral fellowship from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Masters' in Economics from Delhi School of Economics. He is a Jurist with India's National Committee for Hultz Prize (United Nations) and Founder & Director of The Metropolitan School of Music.

Partner & Executive Director

Joseph Joseph


Leads advisory for private equity transactions and business restructuring. He has significant experience in managing alternative asset class investments, primarily business held by Private equity funds. He has also served on board of directors for various operating companies in the businesses of heavy industries, retail, and financial services. Prior to joining us, he was Vice President with Global Investment House and worked as Head of Hedge Funds. He had also worked with Ernst & Young as an adviser in the transaction advisory service. He has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and a graduate degree in Engineering.

Director, Client Relationship

Dina Al-Jiran


Director, India Operations

Sheenam Taneja

Delhi, India

Sheenam has a very unique experience combining investment banking and corporate finance. Her zeal and severe passion to deliver and achieve success has helped her in the last 14 years to raise equity, mezz and debt at various stages.
She had set-up and led strategy, corporate finance, compliance and audit functions at Foodpanda. At Bedrock Capital, she led successful closing of several early-stage transactions. Sheenam is an empathetic and people driven person. She lives with her husband and children in the city of New Delhi, India.

Advisor, Technology Adoption

Imran Aly Saleh


Imran has over 20 years experience in ICT, cybersecurity design and project management with specialization in construction, building automation and data centers. He served governments and banks across Kuwait, Oman and UAE. Imran has a Bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Intercollege (Cyprus) and certified C|CISO, CISM, and TOGAF professional.

Advisor, Market Access

Rajini Dasgupta

Pune, India

Rajini advises on corporate strategy and market development. She has over 30 years of experience consulting business in Southeast Asia, Middle East, Africa, and the United States. She specializes in new market access and startups. She has Masters degree in English and post-graduate diploma in Systems Management.

Sr. Advisor, Accounting Practice

Murtaza Nahali, CFA


A seasoned Corporate finance and accounting professional with experience in Corporate Finance- Budgeting, Forecasting, Companies Valuation of Oil & Energy, Auto Ind, Trading, Construction & Transport Services Co. and Food & Beverage Industries in Kuwait. In-depth implementation skills in Financial Controls, Process improvement with Multi-dimensional ERPS. He is a CFA charter holder and also has a Masters in Commerce.

Advisor, HR Practice

Pallavi Sharma

Gurugram, India

An accomplished HR and Administration Manager with 13 years of progressive experience in managing HR services. Expert at implementing efficient processes and aligning HR strategies with organizational goals. Proven track record in team leadership, talent acquisition, employee relations, and compliance management. A natural team leader with exceptional consensus building, negotiation and interpersonal skills, analytical mind and comprehensive problem detection and solving skills.

Director, UK and Europe

Raj Lakha

London, United Kingdom

Raj Lakha is based in London and focuses on private equity, corporate finance, Private Public Partnership (PPP) projects . He has a background in risk management, compliance and governance. He has worked with public sector bodies worldwide as well as advised many hundreds of companies. His main sector focus is real estate, education, health/life sciences and urban regeneration. Raj holds degrees in Economics & Government and an MBA in International Business. He is also Honorary President (International) of a leading security/safety professional association

Director, Client Relationship

Hisham Al-Suraye


Specializes in consumer behavior, retail pricing and electronic sales and revenue management platforms. He brings in significant knowledge base of retail market strategy and institutional investor relationship to the firm. Prior to joining us, he worked with Kuwait Airways as senior expert revenue and pricing and Head of Revenue Integration Project and Head of Air Price System for the airlines. He has a Marketing Degree from Harvard Business School, a degree in Business and Diploma in Aviation Strategy.

Advisor, Europe and South Americas

Antonin Blazek, PhD

Barcelona, Spain

Antonin is a member of our Advisory Board. Having served as senior Diplomat of Czech Republic in Kuwait and other countries, he brings in a wealth of investor relationship from international market. he is based in Prague and shall support the Partnership with sourcing expert groups from F&B sector in Europe and Latin America.

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