Mr. Sharifian is a successful professional businessman and entrepreneur. He has a master degree in international communication and a PHD in international low. He started his financial activities since 1994 at the Securities and Exchange market. In 2006 he created a company that provided financial services under supervision of the Securities and Exchange organization. As part of the many projects he has worked on, he was a member of the team that helped to setup the Esfahan Commodity Exchange; he has also designed and established various EFT’s and high yield portfolio packages.
Mr. Sharifian also worked on parallel SALAM contracts Scheming for commodity exchange, provided consultation and marketing advice for Persiangulf holdings and was responsible for the innovation and foundation of its export ring division.
After visiting various international financial markets and in the lack of foreign investment in IRAN’s financial market he decided to bridge international companies and institutions into IRAN’s market and provide them with the right framework for their investment, and for that exact purpose, he acquired AminSahm brokerage Co. from which he is CEO and Chairman.
Dr Abbas Vishteh
Board Member & Chief Officer, Legal
Dr Abbas Vishteh | Board Member & Chief Officer, Legal
Mr. Vishteh has PhD in Iranian Law and Lectures in Law at Iran Free University. He is an Advisor to the Ministry of Justice Research Center. He also acts as Legal Advisor to number of Iranian companies, banks and institutions, including Ayadeh Bank, Dey Insurance Company and Ministry of Roads and Urban Development. He is an expert in all aspects of Iranian Law and a recognized legal analyst and researcher in Iranian legal matters. Dr Vishteh’s international experience has been gained while working with multi-lateral organizations active in facilitating and regulating trade and business cooperation relation between Iran and its neighboring countries.
Mr AmirHossein Moshfegh
Board Member & Chief Officer, Commodity & Energy
Mr AmirHossein Moshfegh | Board Member & Chief Officer, Commodity & Energy
Mr. Moshfegh has Master Degree in International Business Management. He has over 10 years of experience in Iran’s capital and financial markets especially in Commodity Market. Mr Moshfegh was Trading Manager and supply consultant in metals and petrochemical sectors of Iran Mercantile Exchange and gold futures. He has been managing director of commodity and energy market in Simabgon Brokerage and Iranian Insurance Company Brokerage.
Mr Mehdi Shahbazi
Chief Officer, International
Mr Mehdi Shahbazi | Chief Officer, International
Mr. Shahbazi has dual British/Iranian nationality. He has Master degree in Quantitative Finance from CASS Business School. He was Investment Manager in a privately owned investment company in Iran. Mr Shahbazi has 6 years of experience offering solid, broad and profound expertise in data modeling, trading, rating, structuring, analyzing and investing in Iran financial market. He is head of international department of Parsian Lotus Investment Bank involved in design, development, establishment and structuring a number of financial products.
Prof. Fariborz Akhlaghi
Prof. Fariborz Akhlaghi | International Consultant
Prof. Akhlaghi with a strong background as a project and business manager and a proven track record in challenging international environments, Fari’s current focus is on the upfront creation and development of large scale and multi-faceted projects requiring a combination of financial, commercial, legal and technical skills.
Fari has over 30 years of international working experience, including many years in senior managerial positions, leading large engineering, construction, development and management consultancy operations in Europe, Africa and
the Middle East. He has led complex contractual negotiations and delivered large and medium size consultancy, design and construction projects involving international multi-disciplinary professional teams in demanding environments. He has held several operational positions with P&L responsibility,
Fari Akhlaghi has advised various governments and private sector organizations on their transformation and reorganization initiatives. Fari is an expert in Special Economic and Free Zones. He is an experienced advisor in
PPP structures and has extensive track record in project and structured finance. He was one of the pioneers of professional Facilities Management in UK during 1980’s and 90’s and assisted many of today’s major international FM companies in their early stages of development in this field. In 1992, Fari Akhlaghi was appointed as Distinguished Scholar by the Academic Council of Queen’s University in Belfast and was invited to be a
Visiting Lecturer at the University’s School of the Built Environment. In 1997, he was appointed Visiting Professor by the Department of Property Development & Construction Economics at University of Natal in South Africa.
In 1998, he was made an Honorary Professor by the School of Urban & Regional Studies at Sheffield-Hallam University in UK where he was the Founding Director of the Facilities Management Graduate Centre and Director
of an International MBA program delivered in UK, Singapore and Malaysia.
Fari Akhlaghi has been author and editor of numerous academic and professional papers. He has been speaker at international conferences and convener and facilitator on development related subjects at several World Economic Forum Summits.
Mr Saman Kasiri
Chief Office, Commodity Exchange
Mr Saman Kasiri | Chief Office, Commodity Exchange
Mr. Kasiri is a professional and well experienced commodity manager with more than 10 years’ hands-on activity in metal division of commodity stock market in different positions from a Junior trader up to a senior consultant. He has collaborated with big aluminum and copper companies and producers inland and abroad such as Iralco, Hormozal, Almahdi and Iran copper national company.