Omar has over 20 years of international experience in private equity/venture capital, corporate finance and executive management. In addition to his role as the Fund CFO for Astia, Omar is an Executive Director of Stelvio Transport, a fast-growing transportation & logistics service provider headquartered in California. He has also invested in and worked alongside founders and board members in BizX, essDOCS, ExpressPigeon (sold to IMI Mobile), Inchcape Shipping Services, SpiceJet (sold to Sun Group), Stampfeet, Vertis Sgr and Wave Shipping (sold to SevenSeas Group). Following SevenSeas Group’s acquisition of Wave Shipping, Omar spearheaded all corporate development and financial management activities (including M&A, joint ventures/partnerships and greenfield projects, budgeting & forecasting) for the Company.
He received his MBA from Bocconi School of Management in Milan, Italy and a B.S. in Finance from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.