Faten advises a diverse group of public and private companies on conscientious business practices, helping them meet the public’s evolving expectations of the private sector.
Her work includes identifying vulnerabilities, addressing the wage gap, boosting inclusion in the workplace and setting policies to enable greater transparency. In addition to these proactive strategies, Faten has extensive experience managing complex crisis situations and implementing long-term remediation and rebuilding strategies.
As part of Teneo Ventures, Faten invests in disruptive start-ups that support the above aims. The Teneo Ventures portfolio is composed of early-stage enterprise solutions that use technology to tangibly change the way companies do business. Within Teneo Ventures, Faten is responsible for sourcing and analyzing potential investments, as well as working closely with portfolio companies to help them scale and commercialize for enterprise. Key investment subsectors include recruiting, supply chain management, health and wellness, and customer engagement and loyalty.
Previously, Faten spent three years working on the interest rates sales desk at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London, where she advised institutional clients on global economic drivers and financial markets and helped grow the Company’s MENA Central Bank and Sovereign Wealth Fund business.
More recently, Faten co-founded an EdTech start-up in Bahrain with the mission to deliver career development services to high school students, regardless of academic record or socio-economic background. She also helped launch The Novel Diner, an experiential pop-up restaurant in London.
Faten holds an M.B.A. in Management and in Business Economics and Public Policy from The Wharton School and a Bachelors of Arts in economics and international relations from Cornell University.
Faten is also a member of Bahrain’s Crown Prince International Scholarship Program.