Bashar Al Jawhari

Senior Adviser

East West Private Wealth

Bashar Al Jawhari serves as a Senior Adviser at East West Private Wealth, bringing over 20 years of expertise in strategic development and leadership. His career is distinguished by a focus on driving organisational growth, enhancing shareholder value, and implementing strategic solutions across various sectors, notably in government and public services.

In his current role at Diamond Developers as Chief Strategy Officer, Jawhari has led the formulation and execution of a comprehensive 5-year corporate strategy, including initiatives for an IPO transformation. This role involves strategic planning to secure competitive advantages and maximise financial returns, alongside spearheading sustainability efforts and establishing governance frameworks.

Before joining Diamond Developers, Jawhari was a Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at Sadara Capital, where he led Group strategy development, achieving significant outcomes in financial restructuring and refinancing. His responsibilities included advising on growth plans, engaging with investors, and guiding strategic direction to support expansion.

Jawhari also held the position of Managing Director at ONEX Management Consulting and served as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Abu Dhabi Airports. There, he was instrumental in the strategy formulation and execution across the company’s portfolio, enhancing business operations and revenue through strategic initiatives.

Earlier in his career, as Program Director at Axon Solutions Ltd., Jawhari managed projects for major clients in telecommunications and public sector transportation, demonstrating his capability in overseeing technology implementation and strategic business improvements.

Educationally, Jawhari possesses a Master of Business Administration with a focus on Finance, Marketing, and Econometrics & Statistics from The University of Chicago – Booth School of Business, and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

Throughout his career, Bashar A. Jawhari has shown a profound ability to lead strategic planning and execution, fostering innovation and performance within the organisations he has been part of. His expertise in strategic partnerships, business excellence, and stakeholder management underscores his reputation as a leader in his field.

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