Thus far in his career, Mr. Abedin has executed over USD 40 Billion worth of transactions representing both the Government of Dubai as well as the private and public sectors. Of note, he has led many debt issuances for the Government of Dubai, which include the first 10 years MENA unrated sovereign issuance in 2010 and first GCC Toll Road (SALIK) monetization in 2011.
Before his position as CEO of the Investment Fund, Mr. Abedin was appointed Director of Debt Management at the Government of Dubai Department of Finance. In this role, he was responsible for the treasury and debt issues related to the public sector entities. Mr. Abedin also aided in the development of the GCC debt capital markets, significantly broadening the range of funding sources within the region.