“Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
The word “Hikmah” meaning wisdom in Arabic, illustrates the company’s committment to applying its extensive financial research and experience for the benefit of investors worldwide.
Hikmah solutions are built upon the years of extensive work by of our founder, Suhail Ahmad in researching, testing and developing successful quantitative methods for security analysis and portfolio construction. Fruition of his work is SiAlpha™, is a first of its kind Quantitative Value and Momentum Investment (QVAMI) system that has delivered an average annual return of 62% since inception.
Company Board of Directors
Hatim Zaghloul, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Board
Hatim is a successful entrepreneur and technology innovator with a 25 year track record of developing successful businesses. Hatim is best known as the co-founder and CEO of Wi-LAN Inc., a publicly traded company listed on TSX and NASDAQ stock exchanges with a market value of over $600 million. Hatim has a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Calgary and Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt.
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Suhail Ahmad, MBA, CIM®
Founder, Managing Director, Head of Equity Research
Suhail is an entrepreneurial leader with over 15 years of financial services experience including senior management positions in private equity, investment banking and asset management. Suhail has Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with Distinction from the Edinburgh Business School (UK), a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Calgary (Canada), and the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) designation from the Canadian Securities Institute.
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Stuart Jamieson, MPhil, BEng.
Director, Technology Consultant
Stuart is a commercially aware technologist having skills in strategy, marketing and sales along with his software engineering background of over 23 years in systems and software design. Stuart has a MPhil and Electrical and Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK).
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