Tom Hodgson focuses on principal investments at Fajr Capital. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as Director, Corporate Finance Advisory at Deloitte Middle East. He has more than twelve years of advisory experience in sell-side and buy–side M&A, IPO advisory, business and asset valuations, capital restructuring, audit and accounting. He has worked on transactions in Europe, US and the Middle East and he has been based in the Middle East since 2007. Mr. Hodgson is a chartered accountant by training, and has an Executive MBA from CASS Business School and an Islamic Finance Qualification from the Securities & Investment Institute (SII).