Sharif Atta, Tristan Clube (as non-discretionary research consultant to SQM) and Tarek Hammam head up SQM’s Frontier Middle East Strategy. Sharif has been investing in the region since 2002. Prior to joining SQM at its inception, Sharif and Tristan were involved in the launch of one of the first Middle East focused investment funds in 2004. Tarek joined the SQM team in 2015. Collectively our Middle East team has over 35 years of investment experience in the region. This strategy focuses primarily on the equity markets in the Gulf and Levant.