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Mohammed Zarroug

Founding Partner

Lumen Investments

London, UK

Mohammed Zarroug
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Naissance Capital Real Estate Ltd

Mohammed’s Biography

Mohammed Zarroug is a private equity investor and venture capitalist. He is the Founder of Lumen Investments, which invests in both established and start-up businesses, and divides his time between London and Dubai.

He primarily backs disruptive businesses with strong, conscious brands that appeal to the modern consumer. He invests in those with strong management teams and a clear market proposition, blending their commercial success with environmental and social impact.

Mohammed has built a large portfolio of businesses across food and beverage, tech, consumer goods, art, and media. He is a member of the venture fund OMAKASE Investment Club, which has backed fast-growing businesses such as environmentally conscious coldtech firm Therma, natural food brand Pollen + Grace, and restaurant group Bancone.

Mohammed is Founder and Director of Unitas Client Advisory, which advises many of the world's largest transnational businesses, states, and high-net-worth individuals on regulatory compliance in the MENA region.

He previously founded a boutique advisory firm that advised companies...
Mohammed Zarroug is a private equity investor and venture capitalist. He is the Founder of Lumen Investments, which invests in both established and start-up businesses, and divides his time between London and Dubai.

He primarily backs disruptive businesses with strong, conscious brands that appeal to the modern consumer. He invests in those with strong management teams and a clear market proposition, blending their commercial success with environmental and social impact.

Mohammed has built a large portfolio of businesses across food and beverage, tech, consumer goods, art, and media. He is a member of the venture fund OMAKASE Investment Club, which has backed fast-growing businesses such as environmentally conscious coldtech firm Therma, natural food brand Pollen + Grace, and restaurant group Bancone.

Mohammed is Founder and Director of Unitas Client Advisory, which advises many of the world's largest transnational businesses, states, and high-net-worth individuals on regulatory compliance in the MENA region.

He previously founded a boutique advisory firm that advised companies in a range of sectors on their entry and growth in the Gulf region, and served as Chief Operating Officer at a leading Dubai-based investment company.

He began his career at Credit Suisse, where he gained worldwide experience working across a wide range of desks in London, Singapore, Zurich and Dubai. He worked in several teams while at Credit Suisse, including Asset Management, Foreign Exchange Advisory, and Private Banking.

In 2021, Mohammed launched the Lumen Foundation to support animal rights and homelessness causes.
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Mohammed’s Background

Lumen Investments
Founding Partner
Jun 2017 - Present
London, UK
Lumen Investments Limited is a multi-asset investment and advisory firm. The company works in emerging markets and specialises in niche market transactions and strategic investments. They strive to be an industry leader that provides significant, safe, and long-term growth to companies, clients and co-investors.
Unitas Client Advisory
Co-Founder
Oct 2018 - Present
Dubai, AE
Unitas Client Advisory is a trusted consulting company that offers a custom-tailored spectrum of consulting and business advisory services to a diverse client base that includes financial institutions, corporations, and top executives.
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Investments

OMAKASE Investment Club
Member
London, UK
OMAKASE Investment Club is a seed-stage venture capital fund focused on the food and beverage industry. FMCG, restaurants, QSR & physical outlets, and food tech & ancillary services are among the sectors in which the company invests.
Mango Sciences
Investor
Boston, MA, USA
Mango Sciences is a major data science business that connects millions of underserved individuals with precision medicine.
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Mohammed’s Education

George Washington University
BA in Economics
2001 - 2005