As manager for the European operations of the Al-Murjam Group, one of Saudi Arabia’s largest family-owned commercial and industrial international developers, Abdulla Silim supervised offices in Paris, Geneva and Nice

Mr. Silim is a highly esteemed executive, board member, director, and international business development expert with a rich history in various global corporations. He embarked on his career in Canada and subsequently assumed a pivotal role in the Al-Murjam Group, one of Saudi Arabia’s prominent family-owned international developers in the commercial and industrial sectors. Mr. Silim was entrusted with overseeing the group’s European operations, which included offices in Paris, Geneva, and Nice. His responsibilities encompassed a wide spectrum, including the management of the group’s real estate holdings, aviation ventures, and collaborations with the group’s London-based oil and gas company.

Following his tenure with the Al-Murjam Group, Mr. Silim transitioned to Gulf Capital Group, an Investment Bank based in Dubai, UAE, where he played a key role. He also ventured into partnership with Globescan Investments Inc., a Toronto-based International Corporate Finance Advisory Firm. His expertise and leadership have led him to serve on the boards of several companies.

In 2010, BMG achieved the notable distinction of becoming the first Shariah-compliant precious metals fund in Canada. This achievement was realized without any modifications to its existing structure, as the company was founded on principles that aligned with Shariah from its inception. This compliance has opened new opportunities for expansion into the Middle East and North African markets.

Mr. Silim was also a member of BMG’s Advisory Committee providing since 2015, providing valuable counsel on BMG’s Middle East and North African (MENA) practices and contributed to its business development efforts in these regions.