Al Anwar’s team of investment professionals has decades of investing, operating, strategy consulting and financial advisory experience. Our funds are supported by our high caliber financial and legal professionals with extensive experience in private equity, partnership finance and administration and regulatory compliance matters.

Khalid M Ansari

Chief Executive Officer

Khalid M Ansari, is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.He started his career in KPMG in England in 1980. He moved to KPMG office in Oman in 1986 and left the firm on 30 September 2018. He was the Partner in Charge of the firm. Khalid has developed extensive business experience in Oman over the last 32 years. He has been advising and assisting public listed & private Companies and Government entities in implementing numerous projects, some of which are of national importance. He has also developed strategies for a large number of companies.

Sanjay Tiwari

Chief Financial Officer

Sanjay Tiwari is a Chartered Accountant with accreditations from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a graduate in Commerce. He has 31 years of experience in industries ranging from Textile, Cement, Tyre & Engineering to FMCG. He has in-depth knowledge of the Middle East, South East and South Asian markets. His core expertise has been to monitor and manage operations of varied industries from financial and commercial viewpoints. He has worked in some of the leading companies in India, UAE and Oman.

Dhiraj Chidwal

Manger – Internal Audit & Risk Management

Dhiraj Chidwal is a Chartered Accountant with accreditations from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from USA. He has more than seventeen years of experience in the field of Internal Audit, Finance and Accounting. Prior to Al Anwar, he worked for one of leading private bank in India as Chief Manager, Internal Audit. He has extensive experience in the Internal Audit of Banking and Finance sector.

Mubarak Al Ghazali

Manager – Administration & Compliance

Mubarak Al Ghazali is young dedicated, hardworking Omani. He has 24 years’ experience in Insurance, management, HR, administration and compliance. He has been working in Al Anwar Holdings SAOG since 2005. Mubarak holds General Diploma certificate and a certificate in Human Resource Management. He attended several training courses, workshops and conferences in various fields like Human Resource, Executive Management skills and Effective Leadership. He also attended many workshops organized by Muscat Securities Market and Capital Market Authority and other government bodies.

Manish Palande

Investment Manager

Manish Palande is a Chartered Accountant with accreditations from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has over 15 years of experience in the buy-side/independent research and funds management in Indian, US and GCC capital markets. Involved in end-to-end Private-Equity transactions involving acquisition / divestiture / refinance work flow from deal sourcing transaction structuring, valuations, financial modeling, deal diligence, fund raising, portfolio company management and timely exit. Before joining Al Anwar Holdings, Manish has worked with leading independent research houses and family offices in India managing the equity portfolios.