Maha Khawaja | Global Growth Director
Maha is passionate about solving business and branding problems using creativity, disruptive technology and innovative processes.
With 7 years of FMCG global brand management experience, Maha has helped giant consumer brands such as Nescafé, Neutrogena and Nature Valley to win in market. Prior to brand management Maha was an Investment Banker, involved in Mergers and Acquisitions for Consumer Goods and Retail brands at HSBC plc. She worked on the £700m IPO of 888.com, the prospective US$300m listing of Spanish Leisure Group Aspro Ocio’s listing on London’s AIM exchange and was part of the Advisory team to a Private Equity consortium in their £1.3bn bid to buy Cadbury Schweppes’ European soft drinks arm in 2005.
Maha graduated with an MBA from the London Business School in 2009 and also has a BSc from the London School of Economics. She has lived and worked in Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East, and has a strong understanding of consumers in these markets.
To feed her intellect, imagination and inner foodie Maha enjoys visiting museums, art galleries and farmer’s markets.