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Faten Alqaseer

Senior Managing Director

Faten Alqaseer is a Senior Managing Director at Teneo, based in New York.

Faten specializes in global issues management, long-term remediation and business transformation across a broad range of business, financial and societal matters.  Faten also co-leads Teneo’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) advisory and is a senior member of the firm’s ESG practice.

Faten provides counsel for Fortune 100 companies as they navigate evolving stakeholder expectations around a range of social issues. Her work encompasses advising on boardroom diversity and public policy to goal setting and corporate disclosure. Faten has extensive experience developing and executing tailored DE&I strategies that align with business priorities and enhance company performance.

As a leader in Teneo Ventures, she directs investments in early-stage enterprise solutions that use technology to improve the way companies do business. Faten is responsible for scaling and commercializing portfolio companies in subsectors that include recruiting, employee engagement and sustainability.

Prior to joining Teneo, Faten co-founded an EdTech start-up in Bahrain to deliver career development services.    She started her career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where she focused on growing the Company’s MENA Central Bank and Sovereign Wealth Fund business.

Having worked across the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Faten is an expert in cultural norms across continents and is fluent in Arabic.

Faten holds a M.B.A. in Management, Business Economics and Public Policy from The Wharton School, where she was Director of Investments at Wharton Social Venture Fund 2013 2014.  She has  a B.A. in Economics and International Relations from Cornell University.

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