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HKS EE '92 | MC/MPA '04
Investcorp International

Mohammed Bin Mahfoodh Alardhi is the Executive Chairman of Investcorp. Since his appointment as Executive Chairman in 2015, Investcorp has more than tripled its Assets Under Management (AUM) to US $35billion and today has a presence in 12 countries across the United States, Europe, Middle East, India and Asia. Mr. Alardhi is a retired Air Vice Marshal having joined the Royal Air Force (RAFO) of Oman in 1978 and was subsequently appointed as Chief of the Omani Air Force. In 2000, he was awarded the “Order of Oman” by the Late Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said.

In addition to his role at Investcorp, Mr. Alardhi is the Chairman of Sohar International Bank. He sits on several boards, including:

  • International Advisory Board of The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
  • Trustee for the Eisenhower Fellowship in Philadelphia
  • Community of Chairpersons, World Economic Forum
  • Harvard Kennedy School Dean’s Council
  • Harvard Center for Public Leadership, and;
  • Global Advisory Council, The Wilson Centre.

Mr. Alardhi holds a BS in Military Science from the Royal Air Force UK Staff College in Bracknell, UK and a Master’s in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He is a graduate of the Royal Air Force Military Academy in Cranwell, UK, and the National Defence University in Washington D.C.

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