Omer Ahmed

CEO/Managing Partner EverStream MENA

Omer Ahmed most recently founded, and oversees as the President, Abaris Capital Advisors, a Chicago-based investment advisory firm specializing in alternative asset management, where he was instrumental in originating power purchase agreements for early stage solar projects in Middle East, Africa and the Indian sub‐continent.

As an investment professional with 25 years of experience, Omer has advised on and allocated to a range of alternative asset portfolios in excess of $2 billion and had exposure to project financing/investment banking for over 1,000MW of power in the Indian Sub-continent. Prior to Abaris, Omer’s experiences include Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns; President of Crescent Capital Management; senior management positions at Credit Agricole Indosuez Bank; Merrill Lynch International; and ABN AMRO in the field of wealth management and alternative investments.

Omer is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and also completed a post-graduate program on investment decisions and behavioral finance at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.