Dr. Raphael Nagel

Founder and Chairman, The Abrahamic Business Circle, UAE

is a renowned investor, a lobbyist and a philanthropist. In 2020, he was awarded by the indian financial magazine Business APAC as one of the leading Investment Gurus of the said year. Besides, he was also awarded a prize by the Business Worldwide Magazine (BWM) CEO Awards as the UAE’s Financial Services CEO of the current year.

His tireless entrepreneurial spirit has led him to found and chair the Board of  The Abrahamic Business Circle based in the United Arab of Emirates, an  organization of high-profile individuals that shared the same vision in fostering  economic diplomacy through business and trade. Recently, Dr. Nagel has been  appointed as the Governor of Cevitas Dei, an Institute of History and  Archaeology of Jerusalem promoting the Abraham Legacy, and also he is one  of the founders of this mission. 

Before devoting himself to business and entrepreneurship, Mr. Nagel’s  academic background in Economics and Law has been forged in university  centres in Germany, the United Kingdom and Spain. 

Amongst other relevant activities, he is an active member of the Scientific  Committee of the Chair in Security at the Andorra’s Universitat Europea.  Additionally, he is the co-founder of a Spanish investment bank specialized on  cross-border transactions and debt restructuring. In 2016, he went above and  beyond the call of duty to help others and he founded a Charity Trust in order  to combat the social exclusion caused by over-indebtedness and give support  to basic overall financial education and awareness. 

Amongst his many occupations, he found the time to author and edit several  books on highly relevant issues such as Economics and Geopolitics. 

Over the years, Mr. Nagel has been an energetic member of various important  working groups as well as Senior Advisor to major companies, both within and  beyond Europe. Highly reputed as an Independent Consultant on Economic  Policy, throughout his long career he has advised a number of public bodies  and Governments all over the world always aiming towards global excellence.




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