Chief of Market Development
Abu Dhabi Global Market
MArvind Ramamurthy is the Chief of Market Development at Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial center of the UAE’s capital. Arvind also advises and supports the Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) on multiple strategic initiatives and efforts.
Under his leadership, ADGM has emerged as one of the most coveted financial districts, his role is primarily responsible to drive ecosystem development, new business growth, customer journey and sustainable finance initiatives for ADGM. Arvind further exercises a key role in the implementation of ADGM’s cluster strategy and in the development of its vibrant ecosystem that can attract and enable new players to set up business in ADGM.
Additionally, Arvind also serves as a member of the investment committee at the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), an entity set up to focus on attracting investments and fostering economic growth in Abu Dhabi through innovation and business development within focus sectors.
During his 18 years of experience in strategic corporate finance across emerging markets, Arvind expert contributions included the execution of multiple projects such as complex transformations, restructuring activities, M&As and principal investments. Prior to joining ADGM, he held senior positions in different entities including ADNOC, Abu Dhabi Department of Finance, Abu Dhabi General Secretariat of the Executive Council and Deloitte.