Omair Rana
Managing Principal

Omair Rana is a consumate investment professional specializing in a broad spectrum of asset classes, legal structures and financial instruments. He has gained such experience in top tier financial institutions located at some of the world’s global and regional financial centers like New York, London, Tokyo, Dubai, Riyadh, over a span of 23 years.

As the co-founder and Managing Principal of SAGA Strategies, he is leading the engagement of other experienced CIOs, management of clientele, and customization of optimal solutions and structures for investments.

Prior to SAGA, Omair has held C-level positions – Chief Investment Officer, Chief Strategy Officer, Head of Investment Banking, and Executive Board Director – at various family offices and investment firms in the region. His track record has averaged. 11% per annum spearheading direct investments in global sectors.

Prior to coming to the GCC region in 2006, he worked at global bulge-bracket banks: Senior Vice President in Internal M&A at Citigroup, Associate Director of Fixed Income trading at UBS and Regional Strategist at Lehman Brothers.

Over his career, he has conducted nearly $7 billion worth of buy-side and sell-side transactions and managing over $15 billion of portfolios.

Omair holds an MBA from Columbia Business School concentrating in Finance (distinction), an MBA from London Business School concentrating in Strategy (distinction), and a BS in Biochemistry from James Madison University in the US.

Team member
John Harris
John’s deep and broad experience of nearly 26 years in real estate advisory, development, and project management positions him to counsel clients optimally on their real estate portfolios whether in the KSA or abroad. He is the Managing Principal of TransDevCo and has been the country manager for JLL.
Team member
Ammar Saeed
Vice President
With over 7 years of experience, Ammar specializes in building dynamic strategic asset allocation models populated with optimal assets per client requirements. He is also well versed with Investment Policy Statement development and quantifying risk/return profiles. He is qualified accountant and CFA Level III candidate
Team member
Muhammad Jawad
Vice President
Jawad’s nearly 7 years of experience in corporate finance and portfolio management allows him to view assets holistically and provide optimal advice on restructuring, divesting and acquisitions. He is qualified accountant and CFA Level III candidate
Team member
Muhammed Usama Arif
Senior Associate
Usama is a rising star at SAGA and specializes in research and constructing Shariah compliant portfolios.
He is qualified accountant and CFA Level III candidate