jenny atout ahlzÉn, cfa


I'm a cfa charterholder...

And a Principal at Silicon Badia, one of the leading alternative asset managers in the Arab region with a mission to invest in companies that are developing the next generation of tech-enabled ventures in the Middle East. 

Jenny joined Silicon Badia in 2014 and is overseeing the existing portfolio of the Accelerator Technology Fund as well as implementing the investment aspect of Beyond Capital, the USAID’s MENA Investment Initiative in partnership with Endeavor Jordan, and is also participating in venture capital investing activities with a focus on the financial technology sector. Jenny has a diverse experience exceeding 10 years within the finance industry and was previously the Head of Asset Management at Awraq Investments, the investment arm of Cairo Amman Bank, covering regional and international equity and fixed income markets, managing mutual funds, discretionary bond portfolios and structured products.

Prior to relocating to Jordan, Jenny worked at the Icelandic Investment Bank Kaupthing, Sweden, as an equity analyst covering Small Caps. She obtained her Master’s Degree from the ICMA Centre, in International Securities and Investment Banking and her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance from University of York, United Kingdom. Jenny is a Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Charterholder, and is a board member of the CFA Society Jordan.