Alexander Assim

Investment Director

Born and raised in London, Alex is an investment director for Arowana, leading our investment and operations efforts in the UK and Europe.  He is also a partner at Arowana’s venture capital arm, Alicorn.

Alex led the acquisition, onboarding, and integration of Tembo e-LV in the Netherlands and was a key member of the award-winning VivoPower hyperturnaround team.  For Alicorn, he has led the investment in a number of fast- growing tech-enabled companies in the UK, Israel, and the US.

Before joining Arowana, Alex worked in investment banking at the Royal Bank of Scotland, specialising in financial markets and investment analysis.

He completed an Economics degree from the University of Durham and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

The secret to success? Set your personal standards at the highest level and consistently motivate yourself to execute them.

The best part about working at Arowana? The focus on growth—both for the businesses we work to build and the people—that is second to none.