Mr. Sarfaraz has over 19 years held a number of diverse leadership roles in finance, management, strategy, and operations in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
He has an in depth exposure to Technology, Infrastructure, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas (up/mid/down stream), Real estate, Mining and socio economic development sectors. Mr. Sarfaraz has significantly contributed to many transactions in his career as an investment banker in the Middle East and South Asia.
He has provided services to businesses and governments in the form of growth capital, business development, strategic partnerships and joint ventures, management and operations restructuring.
He maintains a deep understanding of capital markets with continued focus on micro-macro factors/trends impacting the global economies with an emphasis on assessing geopolitical and other tail risks.
He has experience in advising and negotiating transactions with capital required from multiple liquidity sources including Private equity, Venture capital, syndicated bank loans, export finance supported debt, loans from multilateral organizations, mezzanine, high yield debt, and capital markets issuances
Mr. Sarfaraz has also been involved in launching and advising tech start ups with raising venture capital, management, team building, planning and executing growth strategy.
Mr. Sarfaraz has also in the most recent years leading up to joining Gawah Holdings been working extensively in traditional and biometric based digital identity & access management along with data encryption solutions for hybrid traditional centralized environment and non centralized EOS blockchain.
In his current role Mr. Sarfaraz has joined the chairman and vice chairman of Gawah Holdings in their ventures as the group has a very well diversified portfolio of businesses which when looked at collectively are a perfect match for his experience.