About The Speaker
Mr. Govett is the Chief Financial Officer of Oman Investment Fund and as well as a senior Investment Committee member of both the State General Reserve Fund and Oman Investment Fund in the Sultanate of Oman. Having joined on 1st October 2014, Mr. Govett has 20 years of experience in the Investment and Finance sectors having begun his career in the UK. Prior to joining Oman Investment Fund Mr. Govett was a Director for EQT Partners, the Swedish based private equity organization with in excess 45 Billion Euros of raised capital.
Mr. Govett has played an active role in a number of strategic initiatives for the Sultanate of Oman in telecom, fintech and venture capital sectors initiatives as well as acquisitions carried out by Oman Investment Fund. This includes the establishment of the Oman Technology Fund, an early stage tech-focused investment vehicle investing from incubator through to later stage series funding rounds.
He sits on the boards of several companies as well as the charitable organizations. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from University of Sunderland, UK.