ADIC DIVERSIFIED INVESTMENT FUND - Key Persons


Mr. Ashish Dani - Founder

Job Titles:
  • Founder
  • Investor
  • Member of the Board
Mr Ashish Dani is a management graduate from the Kolkata University and has done his International Finance from Babson College USA in 1994. He has thirty years of experience in active trading, investment and treasury operations in the Indian equity and bond markets. He moved base to UAE in 2005 and actively looking into investment both internationally and the subcontinent. He has a vast experience in the field of financial services and actively involved in his family office in Dubai .

Mr. Jeetendra Chauhan

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • Member of the Board
  • Member of "the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Jeetendra Chauhan is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Member of "The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India". Jeetendra has over 17 years of professional experience in the field of Audit, Consultancy and Corporate Formation. Before joining UHY Saxena, UAE, he gained experience and exposure in the audits of Financial Institutions, including the Reserve Bank of India, external and internal audits of large Corporates in India. During his tenure with UHY Saxena, he gained a sound knowledge of the local UAE market and has been involved in various assignments for the Government and Semi- Government Organizations. Among various position and responsibilities, he last was designated CEO and in charge of the ‘Dubai International Financial Center' related business segment of the firm. He is now the Founder cum Director at ‘Seamless Accountants & Business Advisors', UAE since July 2015, a Boutique Business Advisory Firm.

Mr. Karl-Heinz Hemmerle

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board
  • Director, MENASA Asset Management Limited
In 1980 Mr. Karl-Heinz Hemmerle successfully completed his junior clerkship in a trust company in the Principality of Liechtenstein. After gaining several years of working experience with banks in Liechtenstein and Switzerland he joined the accounting department of two Liechtenstein trust companies. Thereafter he headed the accounting of a trust department in one of the biggest trust firms in the country. During this period he gained the certificate for Swiss Accounting. In 1997 he joint Miselva Establishment. He successfully completed his educations as Swiss certified accounter and controller and gained his license as a trustee in the Principality of Liechtenstein. In January 1999 he joint Orbis Consulting Trust Establishment.

Mr. Natalia Kim

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board
  • General Manager in CPO Management Services DMCC
In 2010 Ms. Kim graduated from the Tax Academy of the Russian Federation in Moscow. At the same year she joined to the American development company AIG/Lincoln as an accountant in the finance department. After gaining several years of working experience in accounting, she moved to the Tax and Legal Department in KPMG Russia. As a consultant in KPMG she went through several projects in oil and gas, real estate industries, dealing with corporate tax and accounting policies of the international subsidiaries of the biggest Russian companies. In 2016 she was invited to PWC Russia to deal with the local companies in domestic and international taxation, transfer pricing, controllable foreign companies (CFC) rules. Thereafter, in 2017 she joined to Coalco Development company as a senior specialist. She proceeded the structuring, financial control and audit of the foreign subsidiaries of the company located in UK, Cyprus, Liechtenstein, BVI,. During this period, she gained a huge experience in CFC rules, AEOI, BEPs and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) procedures and in the end of the year she moved to Dubai to manage the branch of the Liechtenstein Trust company CorPa Treuhand AG.

Mr. Philippe Becker

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board
  • Director, MENASA Asset Management Limited
Philippe's career has spanned from operations to private equity, venture capital and high-tech. Philippe was previously the Managing Director of Wasserstein Gulf, the Mideast office of Wasserstein & Co, the New York based private equity firm. Philippe joined Wasserstein & Co.'s US venture capital and private equity group in 2002. He was responsible for the firm's macroeconomic forecasting and wealth management advisory, and was also actively involved in the management and funding of the firm's Silicon Valley venture capital portfolio companies. He was an operational partner for the firm's US private equity business, focused on the consumer, media, and industrial sectors. Philippe also served as Program Director for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Year 1 Academy, mandated to develop ADIA's UAE emerging leaders across the different investment departments of ADIA. Philippe has also taught economics and finance at other sovereign wealth funds and banks in the GCC as well as at investment banks in London, Paris, and New York. Philippe was also a researcher and executive with AT&T Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies. He was responsible for several seminal discoveries, including the erbium-fiber amplifier which now serves as part of the backbone of high-speed Internet transmission systems. He managed one of Lucent's business units in the fiber-to-the-home space and grew its business from zero to a multi-million $ annual revenue stream. He subsequently became a senior executive at Corvis, the fiber-optic company, and helped lead them to a $1B IPO in 2000. Philippe has a Ph.D. in physics and an M.A. in economics from UC Berkeley, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he was a Palmer Scholar.

Ms. Aime Abad