Farah Foustok joined ING Investment Management, Dubai, as the Chief Investment Officer responsible for building the investment team, across various asset classes. She became the CEO at the beginning of 2009.
She has over eighteen years of experience analyzing and valuing companies in the UK, Europe and most recently in the region. Previous to joining ING IM she was the Head of Asset Management at NBD Investment Bank, managing a team of ten investment professionals and approximately US$2bn of assets under management. Farah was a senior fund manager at EFG-Hermes prior to NBD IB, responsible for managing GCC and MENA funds and portfolios. Farah spent five years at Deutsche Bank in London, within the Equity Strategy team, developing the in-house valuation model, CROCI, and implementing it across the regional offices. She has also worked at Morgan Stanley within Equity Sales, covering European Institutions, followed by three years in commercial real estate advisory in Europe.