Zin Bekkali

CEO & Group CIO


Zin Bekkali is the founder of Silk Invest and acts as CEO and group CIO. He has headed the investment activities of the firm and has developed a unique Frontier Markets track record in equities, fixed income and private equity. Zin Bekkali has extensive experience and a proven track record in the asset management industry. He among others worked for ING Investment Management, Bain & Company and Fortis Investments.

Zin is has lived in different countries in Europe, Africa and Asia and he speaks Dutch, Arabic, French and English.


  • Executive MBA, London Business School, 2008
  • Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Institute, 2003
  • Masters of Science, Operational Research & Management, UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM, Faculty of Quantitative Economics, 1999