The Euromoney London Islamic Finance and Investment Conference

Keynote

James Caan CBE

Chairman

90 North Real Estate Partners


James Caan is chairman of 90 North Real Estate Partners LLP, an independent investment advisory firm specialising in responsible property investments in Europe, UK and the USA in partnership with international investors. He is also one of the UK’s most successful and dynamic Muslim entrepreneurs. He made his fortune in the recruitment industry, which included the global success of his companies, Alexander Mann Group and Humana International, and he has been building and selling businesses ever since. In 2004 he founded private equity firm Hamilton Bradshaw based in London’s Mayfair. The company specialises in buyouts, venture capital, real estate and now manages a portfolio of over 30 companies. James has received various prestigious awards including 'BT Enterprise of the Year', PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 'Entrepreneur of the Year' and ‘Chairman of the Year’ at the International Business Awards 2013. In May 2012 he was appointed chairman of Start-Up Loans, a government initiative to support people with funding and mentoring to start up new businesses in the UK. James also supports a number of charitable initiatives, both in the UK and abroad, as well as launching the James Caan Foundation to help underprivileged children get access to education. James has written three bestselling books – his autobiography, ‘The Real Deal’, ‘Get the Job You Really Want’ and ‘Start Your Business in 7 Days’. James Caan was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen's New Year’s Honours list for services to entrepreneurship and charitable services through the James Caan Foundation.


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Wed 11 - Thu 12 Feb 2015

Marriott London Grosvenor Square, London