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Grant Niven

Grant Niven

Founder & Partner, Mingzulu

Grant is the founding partner of Mingzulu, a boutique business and investment advisory firm based in the UAE, specializing in Innovative Digital, Technology, Banking, and VC sectors. Operating in the UAE and serving the Middle East region and international organizations, Mingzulu takes a unique approach tailored to each client's goals and specific needs to build powerful ventures and effective leadership teams. Grant's extensive industry experience, along with the firm's SME Advisory panel, enables them to provide advisory, investment execution, and Non-Executive Director (NED) services. With a background spanning technology, consulting, and financial services in Europe and the Middle East, Grant previously served as Head of Group Digital at Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF) and led the Technology Consulting practice for the financial services sector at EY in the MENA region. He is a frequent public speaker at major events, sharing insights on innovation, digital banking, Fintech, Open Finance, and disruptive technologies in finance and other tech-enabled sectors.