Leila Abuali

Leila Garadaghi is the Founder and Managing Partner of Arya Partners, advising international investors interested in investing in Iran’s Equity Markets and Private Equity. Previously she worked at Goldman Sachs, where she was Head of New Markets Equities Sales in New York. Prior to that she worked at Robert Fleming NY, Brandes Asset Management and the World Bank. Leila received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a Master of Business Administration from George Washington University and an MA in International Studies and Diplomacy from SOAS, University of London. She is a board member of the Iran Heritage Foundation, which promotes the cultural heritage of Iran. Leila is also on the board of the Galilee Foundation, supporting the development of the Palestinian community in Israel through educational and cultural initiatives. 

Leila Abuali is the Founder and Managing Partner of Arya Partners, advising international investors interested in investing in Equity Markets and Private Equity in the Middle East.

Previously she worked at Goldman Sachs, where she was Head of New Markets Equities Sales in New York. Prior to that she worked at Robert Fleming New York, Brandes Asset Management and the World Bank.

Leila received an MA in International Studies and Diplomacy from SOAS, University of London, a Master of Business Administration from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

She is a board member of the Iran Heritage Foundation, which promotes the cultural heritage of Iran. Leila is also on the board of the Galilee Foundation, supporting the development of the Palestinian community in Israel through educational and cultural initiatives. 

Advancing a dignified Israeli-Palestinian peace, an end to occupation and mutual security for both peoples. Presenting policymakers in the United States, MENA and the broader international community with analysis and policy options to promote de-escalation and prevent and resolve conflicts in the region. Guided by an eminent international board and senior advisors.