Rajaa Mekouar - Director & Trustee

Rajaa Mekouar-Schneider is an experienced private equity investor with a strong focus on Family Offices and direct investments in consumer-related sectors. She is the Head of Syndicate at Kharis Capital, a Luxembourg-domiciled investment firm backed by international families and dedicated to mid-market entrepreneurial businesses. Previously, Rajaa was the Founding Director of Maera Capital, a boutique specialised in Agri-food sectors and as a senior investment team member of LBO funds, including a Lazard-sponsored fund and Change Capital Partners. Rajaa started her career at Procter & Gamble where she worked in brand management roles in France, the UK and Italy. Currently she is the Elected Chairwoman of the Luxembourg PE Association, LPEA and a Board Member of African Fintech start-up Koosmik. Rajaa is a dedicated mentor to younger talents, and a regular speaker at PE-related conferences. She is a graduate of HEC Grande Ecole and holds an MBA from INSEAD.