Haytham Chehabeddine

Managing Partner

Haytham Chehabeddine is the Managing Partner of Ayana Capital, as a seasoned investment banker, he brings over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Over the years, Haytham has worked for various prestigious financial institutions including Oppenheimer, JP Morgan, Wachovia, and Deloitte Corporate Finance and his long tenure in the business has given him the informed perspective—from both sides of the trade—to identify situations that reflect greater future value.

Most recently, he spent two years with Christie’s, heading the company’s Middle East banking, compliance, and ultra high net worth client relationships where Haytham was responsible for team oversight and corporate presence of their DIFC office.

During his career, Haytham has advised and represented various blue-chip clients on a number of investment transactions and has developed extensive relationships with government officials and C-level executives in the GCC region.

With fluency in English, Arabic and French, Haytham holds a Master in International business, from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas as well as top industry certifications (FINRA Series 7 and Accredited Asset Management Specialist Certification-AAMS).