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Samir Lakkis, Partner

Samir Lakkis, Head of Sales and Partner of AIS Financial Group, is an experienced investment professional specialized on Asset Management and Structured Products. After having worked for recognized firms such as UBS Global Asset Management, Commerzbank and Leonteq, Samir founded AIS Financial Group on July 2015. Samir holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and a postgraduate degree in Finance and actuarial Science both by the University of Valencia, Spain and a Master in Advanced Finance by IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.

Richard Allford, SEO

Richard Allford, has over 12 years of experience in financial services. He initiated his career in London at UBS, where he was an equity derivates salesperson covering all client types from Retail to institutional, focused on UK and European client base, In July 2019 Richard joined AIS Financial Group to expand the client coverage into the Middle East and South Africa. In 2023 AIS opened an office in Dubai, where Richard will be the SEO representative for the firm in the region. Richard holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business Finance from University College London and The London School of Economics.