Samir Mikati has been an Associate Principal in the Global Special Situations team at ADIC since 2013. He has experience investing in several sectors, including traditional and alternative energy, real estate, insurance, and technology and has served as a Board member of several portfolio companies. Previously, Mr. Mikati worked at Core Capital, London-based, mid-market private equity firm, and at Bain & Co., where he was a top ranked management consultant on projects for large regional corporates and government-affiliated entities in the energy, finance, and technology spaces across the Middle East and North Africa.
Mr. Mikati has a particular interest and expertise around issues related to energy, the environment and finance: while a student at business school, he co-authored a case, “Qatar: Energy for Development” that was published in the Harvard Business Review and was used as part of the curriculum for the Globalization and Emerging Markets course. At MIT, under the auspices of an Eni (Italian energy firm) scholarship program, he co-authored published research that applied financial option theory to engineered systems to create “Real Options”.
Mr. Mikati has an MBA from Harvard University, engineering degrees from MIT (M.S., Engineering Systems Division) and Stanford (M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering) and a B.S. (Civil and Environmental Engineering) from the University of California, Berkeley.