Team

Leith M. Masri

Founder and Partner of Foursan Group

Leith is a Founder and Partner of Foursan Group. Leith began his professional career in private equity and mergers and acquisitions with the Blackstone Group in New York, and also had stints in consulting with Boston Consulting Group in London and in engineering services with Bechtel Group in San Francisco.

 

Leith is the Chairman of Estarta Solutions and is a Director of Palestine Telecom. Leith is also an attorney admitted to the New York Bar.

 

Leith received his Juris Doctorate in Law and Masters of Business Administration from Stanford University, and a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from Harvard University.

Nashat T. Masri

Founder and Partner of Foursan Group

Nashat is a Founder and Partner of Foursan Group. Previously, Nashat began his professional career with J.P. Morgan in New York and then London, where he became a Vice President in the Investment Banking Group.

 

Nashat is a Director of the Royal Jordanian Air Academy, Arab Palestine Investment Company and Nafith Logistics. He is Vice Chairman of Siniora Food Industries. He also serves as a Trustee of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation.

 

Nashat received a Masters of Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from Harvard University.

Shahm M. Al-Wir

Partner of Foursan Group

Shahm is a Partner of Foursan Group. Prior to joining Foursan in 2007, Shahm was with Debevoise & Plimpton in New York, a leading global law firm.

 

Shahm is a Member of the Economic Policies Council chaired by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan. Shahm is also a Director of the Central Bank of Jordan, Sands National Academy and Siniora Food Industries. He is also a Trustee of the Amman Baccalaureate School, the King Hussein Cancer Foundation and the Shoman Foundation. Shahm is an attorney admitted to the New York Bar.

 

Shahm received a Juris Doctorate in Law from the University of Virginia School of Law and a Bachelors of Arts in Government, magna cum laude, from Harvard University.

Ali M. Al-Aggad

Director of Portfolio Companies

Ali is the Director of Portfolio Companies at Foursan Group. Prior to joining Foursan in 2018, Ali was the Chief Operating Officer of the Arab Palestinian Investment Company, a leading regional investment firm. He also previously held many executive positions with them including as Chairman, CEO and General Manager of various subsidiaries during his 18 year tenure.

 

Ali is currently the Chairman of National Aluminum Profiles Company, Vice Chairman of Sands National Academy and a Director of Siniora Food industries and JABA Inversiones Inmobiliarias.

 

Ali received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with First Class Honors from the Jordan University of Science & Technology, and a Masters of Business Administration with distinction from the London Business School.

Khaled M. Shakhshir

Vice President of Foursan Group

Khaled is a Vice President at Foursan Group. Prior to joining Foursan in 2015, Khaled was a Senior Consultant at EY in Jordan and Iraq focused on financial services. Previously, Khaled was a Global Treasury Analyst in Jordan and the UK with Arab Bank, a leading financial services institution in MENA.

 

Khaled is a Director of Nafith Logistics, Ethmar for Islamic Microfinance and CFA Society Jordan. He is also a lecturer on accounting, economics, business ethics and finance. Khalid served as an Industry Mentor for the CFA Equity Research Challenge and won the EY MENA Advisory Achievement Award.

 

Khaled received a Bachelor of Arts in Finance with First Class Honors (Class Rank #1) from the University of Jordan, and a Masters of Business Administration from the German Jordanian University with First Class Honors (Class Rank #1). Khaled is a CFA Charterholder and an exam grader for the CFA program.

Firas M. Qaryouti

Director of Finance

Firas is the Director of Finance at Foursan Group. Prior to joining Foursan in 2011, Firas spent over 10 years in the telecommunication and IT industries, first with Zain, Jordan’s largest mobile phone provider, in various finance and accounting roles, and then at Xpress Telecommunications, Jordan’s first IDEN operator, where Firas served as Acting CFO for 6 years.

Firas is currently a Director of Estarta Solutions.


Firas received a Bachelor in Business Administration from Nyala University. Firas is Certified Management Accountant and a member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants, Australia.

Lina O. Qutaishat

Financial Analyst

Lina is a Financial Analyst at Foursan Group. Prior to joining Foursan in 2020, Lina was a Financial Analyst at Capital Investments, a leading investment bank in Jordan, where she worked on merger and acquisition transactions across a range of sectors including food and beverage, healthcare, education, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and retail.

Lina received a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics and Business with Distinction from the University of Waterloo. Lina is currently a CFA Level 1 Candidate.

Jawaher M. Bin Talal

Compliance Officer

Jawaher is a Compliance Officer at Foursan Group. Prior to joining Foursan in 2021, Jawaher was a Senior Associate at Eversheds Sutherland, a leading international law firm, where she advised clients on mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate structuring, foreign investment law and regulatory matters.


Jawaher received a Bachelor of Law from the University of Jordan.