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Nexus Financial Advisers

Nexus Financial Advisers LLC (NFA) is a financial advisory firm, regulated in the UAE by the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) offering a suite of products to both corporate and individual clients from a range of international and domestic product providers.

We help to assess your complete financial plan and recommend suitable strategy that matches your risk profile and financial goals. We then provide ongoing advice to help you rebalance your portfolios in order to keep them in line with changing market conditions. Our high-quality research is independent and is sourced from the specialists in each asset-class.

NFA is part of the Nexus Group of companies which has over thirty years’ experience in the GCC region. Nexus Group operations are based out of UAE, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait to underpin a professional and high-quality level of service to our clients.

The group is the largest financial advisory business in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) region, offering a composite suite of insurance, savings and investment products. All members of the Nexus Group are appropriately regulated by the relevant regulator for the provision of Financial services, life insurance, savings plans, employee benefits, general insurance and various classes of commercial insurance.

Nexus group of companies (Nexus Group) includes:

UAE
Nexus Insurance Brokers LLC
Nexus Financial Advisers LLC
Nexus Mortgage Brokers

Bahrain
Nexus Financial Services WLL
Qatar
Nexus Financial Services WLL, QFC Branch

Kuwait
Nexus Financial Services (Insurance Brokers) LLC

Our Team

Our investment capabilities are driven by our experienced and qualified investment team.

We have a combined investment experience of over 80 years, with a dedicated team that benefits from global investment experience at private banks and asset managers worldwide. Our team also consists of legal and compliance professionals who monitor the suitability and quality of proposed investment solutions, ensuring that our clients are protected  at all times. 

Saira Nodjoumi

General Manager

Mohamed Soliman

Co-Head of Investment Advisory

Sarah Khumanpur

Co-Head of Investment Advisory

Thottungal Sreeraj
Head Of Compliance & Risk Management
Ashley Mammen

Analyst

Shoaib Ansari
Deputy Promotions Manager
Eleonor Aquino
Administration and CSO
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Affordable, Professional Money Management

We offer a range of services that can help meet your needs depending on your goals and how much you’d like to invest. 

Speak to a member of our team today for professional advice.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US
Here’s a cross section of what our customers across a number of different industries have to say…
Here’s a cross section of what our customers across a number of different industries have to say

Mr. Kamal S Abdul
CEO – KOPG

Here’s a cross section of what our customers across a number of different industries have to say

Mr. Kamal S Abdul
CEO – KOPG

Here’s a cross section of what our customers across a number of different industries have to say

Mr. Kamal S Abdul
CEO – KOPG

Here’s a cross section of what our customers across a number of different industries have to say

Mr. Kamal S Abdul
CEO – KOPG

Saira Nodjoumi
General Manager
Activity Officer – Promotions

Saira Nodjoumi joined the Nexus Group in 2006 with a focus on planning the Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) distribution programme; she then took on the role of Group Distribution Strategy Adviser to the Chairman & CEO.  In 2019 Saira became General Manager at Nexus Financial Advisers LLC with responsibility for the overall operational and strategic planning of the business.

Starting out as a Financial Analyst/Accountant at Eagle Star International Life, Saira Nodjoumi moved to London where she spent some time at Merrill Lynch before moving to Kay International which fuelled her passion for insurance.  Saira Nodjoumi accumulated significant insurance experience before relocating permanently back to the UAE in 2003 where she joined Zurich International Life gaining valuable experience in the distribution operation sector. 

Saira received her Master’s Degree MSM from Boston University and undergraduate degree from Pace University, New York.  She has many Chartered Insurance Institute qualifications along with being fluent in English, Hindi, Persian with conversational French.

Mohamed Soliman
Co-Head of Investment Advisory
Promotion Manager

Mohamed has been in the financial services and Investments advisory since 1998. He has worked across his career with reputable financial institutions and banks, including HSBC, Citi and Global Investment House. Mohamed currently is the Co-Head of Investment advisory and promotion manager at Nexus financial advisers.

Prior to that and being a fellow member of the Canadian Securities Institute, a holder of the CSI FMA designation, and a Certified financial technician from the IFTA, Mohamed was able to fill various technical and advisory roles between Egypt and the UAE, as Head of research at OSOOL Securities, Head of dealing and technical analysis at GIH, and a Senior Portfolio Counselor at Citi bank in Dubai. Mohamed holds a Bachelor of Commerce, English department from Ain Shams University in Cairo, with a major in accounting

Sarah Khumanpur
Sarah Khumanpur
Co-Head of Investment Advisory
Financial Analyst for FCFA License

Sarah is a business oriented portfolio manager and investment counselor with a proven track record for generating superior investment return and increasing assets under management. She has been managing portfolios for affluent clients in Dubai, India, Europe and Singapore for over 16 years. An alumnus of the London School of Economics and the Indian Institute of Management, she started her career in asset management at JP Morgan Chase, moving on to roles in equity trading, equity analysis and portfolio management at Suzark Investments and LLB Private Bank. Sarah has spent the last 8 years at Nexus Group, creating innovative and profitable investment solutions for Nexus clients.

Thottungal Sreeraj
Head Of Compliance & Risk Management Compliance Officer/Internal Controller/Discipline Officer/Risk Management Officer
Sreeraj is a compliance and risk specialist and performs the MLRO, Compliance Officer and Risk Manager functions at NFA. Before joining NFA, he was the Compliance Officer at Nexus Insurance Brokers LLC for 9 years. Sreeraj started his career in UAE with Zurich International Life and before moving to Dubai he was a senior executive with Reckitt Benckiser in India.

He graduated with a B.Sc. degree in Physics from M.G. University, Kottayam, India and has certifications in Investment Operation, Operational Risk, Global Securities from CISI, International Compliance Officer, International Anti-Money Laundering Officer certifications from CCL and has CII (Level 3) Certification.
Ashley Mammen
Ashley Mammen
Analyst
With a passion for finance & investments, Ashley joined the NFA team as an Analyst after completing his bachelor’s degree in Finance with Distinction from the University of Wollongong . Since then, he has been actively involved in investment research & recommendations, leading him to participate in the CFA program and pursue a Masters of Business: Financial Management from the University of Wollongong in Dubai.
Shoaib Ansari
Deputy Promotions Manager

Shoaib works on the promotions side of Nexus Financial Advisers business, ensuring that clients understand the various products they are invested in and that they are regularly met with. He specializes in automating processes to create efficiency. Prior to Nexus, Shoaib worked with Blackrock Services India, as an alternative investments analyst, where he was responsible for portfolio rebalancing, client servicing and end-to-end fund operations. Shoaib is an MBA, and a Bachelor of Commerce from Mumbai University. His commitment to the investment field has driven him to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst certification. In his free time, he likes to read, swim and spend time with his family and friends.

Eleonor Aquino
Administration and CSO

Eleonor is the Administration and Customer Service Officer of NFA and responsible for managing the Organization’s Operation. She started her career in UAE with Nexus Insurance Brokers LLC as Administrative Officer-Life Divisions and before moving to Dubai, she was a Motor Fleet Underwriter at Qatar Insurance Company and gained a solid15-year knowledge and experiences in the Insurance Industry both in UAE and Qatar.

She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from New Era University, Philippines and studied Law in the same Institution.

She has been awarded a Certificate in Insurance and Financial Services by The Chartered Insurance Institute.

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