Faten Al-Naqeeb  is one of the Gulf’s foremost lawyers having postgraduate degree in International Law from University of Cambridge, UK and graduate degree in Law from Kuwait University.

Ms. Al-Naqeeb was ranked 50th in the list of Top 100 Powerful Women in the Arab World in 2013 & ranked 94th in 2012 and also awarded Business Woman of the year 2013 by the Arabian Business Magazine. In 2014 Forbes magazine ranked Ms. Al-Naqeeb as the 44th most powerful and influential woman in worldwide ranking, 3rd in Kuwait and 11th in the GCC & the Middle East area. The Entrepreneur Middle East awarded Ms. Al-Naqeeb with the Enterprise Agility award in 2014 and the Counselor of the Year award in 2015.

Ms. Al-Naqeeb has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of Kuwaiti & International law. Ms. AlNaqeeb’s firm has offices in every GCC state, as well as Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Egypt, US and UK. Ms. Al-Naqeeb has counseled several US defense and oil super majors on their operations in Kuwait. Most recently, Ms. Al-Naqeeb authored the book “The Legal Guide to Doing Business in Kuwait”.

Stanley John, a management professional with a postgraduate degree in Business Administration with core areas in International Marketing & Strategy, Leadership & General Management and Business Development & New Technologies from ENPC University, Paris and a graduate degree in Law from Kerala University, India. Mr. John has 15+ years of extensive international experience in Contracts Management, Team Management, Public-Investor Relation and Business Development in both the government and non-government sectors.

Mr. John had worked as a Kuwait Country Director for Move One, a multinational logistics firm and Vice President of MEBS International, a US DoD support provider working in US & Kuwait supporting clients in the SWA region. Mr. John was also in charge of Entrepreneurship Development & Planning Cell for ROOTS-NORKA Govt. of Kerala.

Mr. John has relevant corporate experience in strategic business planning and in accomplishing the management’s goals and objectives to execute business strategies.