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Nasir Alsharif

Executive Chairman

Sackville Capital

London, UK


Nasir Alsharif
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Nasir Alsharif’s Biography

Nasir Alsharif is an experienced investor, business leader and entrepreneur who serves as Executive Chairman of Sackville Capital.

With over two decades of experience, Nasir’s entrepreneurial mindset and leadership acumen have been instrumental in establishing the foundational elements of both AWJ Holding Company (AHC) and Sackville Capital. He was pivotal in the formation and set-up of AHC and held the role of Chief Executive Officer of AHC Investment Division, responsible for the public markets and private equity portfolios at one of the largest MENA real estate investment firms, AWJ Holding Company (AHC). Nasir’s involvement at AHC continues through his seats on the Board and Investment Committee.

Sackville Capital was spun out from AWJ Holding Company (AHC) in 2019 and began operating as a standalone London-based investment business. Nasir’s leadership was fundamental to the development of a specialist team, a Board, a strong governance structure, and a progressive investment strategy, focussed on private markets.

Under Nasir’s stewardship, Sackville Capital follows a partnership-led...
Nasir Alsharif is an experienced investor, business leader and entrepreneur who serves as Executive Chairman of Sackville Capital.

With over two decades of experience, Nasir’s entrepreneurial mindset and leadership acumen have been instrumental in establishing the foundational elements of both AWJ Holding Company (AHC) and Sackville Capital. He was pivotal in the formation and set-up of AHC and held the role of Chief Executive Officer of AHC Investment Division, responsible for the public markets and private equity portfolios at one of the largest MENA real estate investment firms, AWJ Holding Company (AHC). Nasir’s involvement at AHC continues through his seats on the Board and Investment Committee.

Sackville Capital was spun out from AWJ Holding Company (AHC) in 2019 and began operating as a standalone London-based investment business. Nasir’s leadership was fundamental to the development of a specialist team, a Board, a strong governance structure, and a progressive investment strategy, focussed on private markets.

Under Nasir’s stewardship, Sackville Capital follows a partnership-led approach, cultivating a global network of partners and advisers. The company’s team leverages these relationships to share insights and expertise to facilitate investment opportunities and growth.

A General Partner and Investment Committee member of 9900 Capital, a London-based VC fund, Nasir also sits on the Board of Nuwa Capital. He is also a founding investor in iMENA, one of the earliest tech-based Venture Capital platforms in the Middle East. These roles underscore his experience in identifying opportunities to build investment businesses, fostering growth and providing strategic direction across the global investment landscape.

He holds a BSc in Finance and Economics from Bentley University.
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Nasir Alsharif’s Background

Sackville Capital
Executive Chairman
2019 - Present
London, UK
Headquartered in London, Sackville focuses on investing in the private markets. Employing a three-pronged investment approach in lower and mid-market private equity, platform investments, and an outsourced multi-asset endowment programme, the firm strives for best-in-class performance by prioritising discipline, agility, and connectivity. Nasir previously served as Managing Director and CEO.
 
AWJ Holding Company (AHC)
Chief Executive Officer
2015 - 2019
Riyadh, SA
A Saudi-based family investment company focusing on real estate and investment management, AWJ Holding Company (AHC) was founded to manage the real estate investment activities of the family.
 
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Board Positions

Sackville Capital
Board Member
2019 - Present
London, UK
Nasir has served on the Sackville Capital Board from the beginning and played a leading role in the journey of Sackville Capital and the evolution of the firm.
 
AWJ Holding Company (AHC)
Board Member
2019 - Present
Riyadh, SA
AWJ Holding Company is a private investment holding company in Riyadh.
 
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Previous Board Positions

Saudi Arabian Refineries Company
Board Member
2018 - 2021
Riyadh, SA
SARCO is an oil and gas refinery company and listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange, Tadawul.
 
Alandalus Property Company
Board Member
2018 - 2021
Riyadh, SA
Nasir served as board member for this commercial real estate firm engaged in investment, development and operation of income-generating properties in the Saudi Kingdom.
 
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Media

Ex-Goldman Banker’s Firm Pivots to PE With New Investment Chief
Article
2024
Sackville Capital has recently recruited Benson Li as Head of Investments at the firm as part of a strategic shift from publicly traded assets towards private markets.
 
Sackville Capital dives into private markets
Article
2024
Rory Sachs writes about Sackville Capital's shift to invest in private markets and also mentions the company's expansion in the Middle East with the opening of a second office in Riyadh.
 

Business Interests

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Anan Holding Company
Founding Partner
2008 - Present
Jeddah, SA
Anan Holding is a leading Saudi investment firm focusing on investing in progressive, innovative ventures.
 
Anan Iskan Development Co
Founding Partner & Chairman
2010 - Present
Jeddah, SA
Anan Iskan Development Co specialises in corporate accommodation and customised residential solutions.
 
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Nasir Alsharif’s Education

Bentley University
BSc Economics and Finance
2000 - 2004
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IMD Business School
Specialised Executive Education: Leading family-owned businesses