Iraq Country Head, Senior Originator CEEMEA Capital Markets & Treasury Solutions, Deutsche Bank AG, London

Hussain Qaragholi is Iraq Country Head and MENA Senior Originator in Corporate Finance at Deutsche Bank.

Hussain began his career in finance in New York with Merrill Lynch. In 2003, Hussain joined Citigroup and led Iraq government coverage and was part of the core team that successfully restructured the USD 22 billion Saddam-era commercial claims and issued the debut USD 2.7 billion Iraq sovereign Eurobond.

Hussain is on the board of directors for the RAND Corporation’s Center for Middle East Public Policy. He is Member of the Atlantic Council’s Task Force on the Future of Iraq.

In 2012-2014 he was President of the U.S. Business Council in Iraq and in 2012-2013 he served as honorary Economic Advisor to the Governor of Basrah.

Hussain received his Bachelors of Arts with Honors from The College of William and Mary. He holds a Masters in Arab Studies and an MBA from Georgetown University.

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