Hanadi is a strategic leader with a track record of delivering change and growth in academic, corporate and technology innovative fast paced entrepreneurial environments. A passionate, committed and spirited professional, she is an institution builder who turns ideas into reality and who builds up new opportunities all the way from concept to execution. She has set up and found funding for organisations in academia and in the tech sector. A perseverant problem-solver, she brings innovative solutions to challenges. Her stakeholder management skills and her clear leadership make her an effective Chair and she has developed a portfolio of non-executive directorships alongside her executive roles.
She is passionate about early stage ventures. She supports early-stage businesses across a range of sectors with a focus on healthcare and technology. Her ability to act as a technology translator and to align vision and strategy with operational constraints are key to her high success rate. She has personally supported the raise of £30 million pounds in equity and grant funding over the last five years. She is industry agnostic and she selects the ventures she works with depending on the individuals behind the idea and on the quality of the teams they form.
Hanadi’s experience in developing innovation clusters is globally recognised. She has helped set-up entrepreneurial ecosystems in the Middle-East, Russia and China.
She is passionate and committed to the ventures she supports and expects them in return to be dedicated. She is a seasoned start-up advisor, angel investor and a non exec.