Marwan Abedin
Marwan Abedin

Trailrunner International has named Marwan Abedin, founder/CEO of Dubai-based Flatrace financial consultancy, a senior advisor.

He will help plot growth in the Middle East/North Africa region for the strategic communications shop based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Abedin has advised governments, multinationals, private equity funds and family offices throughout the MENA area on issues concerning capital allocation, debt, equity financing, crisis management and growth.

He also ran his own investment fund, served as a board member of Noor Bank, worked as director of debt management at Dubai’s Dept. of Finance and helmed the Dubai Financial Support Board as it restructured the government to deal with the 2009 financial crisis.

CEO Jim Hughes said Trailrunner is excited “by the opportunity to bring Marwan’s expertise, leadership and counsel to bear for our clients.”