Alaa Halawi


Chief Investment Officer

Alaa embarked on his professional journey with Morood Investment Company since its inception in 2012. As an accomplished professional with a robust background in investment and finance, Alaa serves as the Chief Investment Officer leading the Investment Management and Advisory teams. He takes a leadership role in investment decision-making, setting and executing the overall client portfolio policy, crafting short-term and long-term investment strategies, and overseeing portfolio risk management. His role in Advisory extends from advising institutional clients on their business strategy to advising UHNWI / families on their financial matters. Alaa also plays a pivotal role in shaping Morood’s growth strategy where he manages the execution of the firm’s business plan and serves as a vital liaison between the firm and its stakeholders.

During his tenure at Morood, Alaa successfully closed, managed and exited numerous transactions across asset classes both locally and internationally. In his capacity as an Advisor, he has successfully advised on and structured various complex transactions for institutional and individual clients. Alaa’s exceptional financial acumen and comprehensive market knowledge have consistently yielded favorable outcomes for the company’s clients.

Alaa is a CFA Charter-holder and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the Arab Open University, Beirut, Lebanon.