Abbas graduated from Cass Business School in London with an Honours degree in Business Studies. He has over 25 years’ business management experience in Europe, Africa, India, and China. Now based in Dubai, he is primarily responsible for the corporate development of Chemaf including oversight of strategic investments designed for the long-term success of the company. He is also responsible for negotiating cobalt and copper off-take contracts with long-term strategic partners. Abbas is also a Director and Co-CEO of Shalina Healthcare Ltd,a sister company of Chemaf.