Based in
Dubai, UAE
Fun Facts
USSR child who loved her pre-WWI wooden toys Absolutely love spending time with my two girls and reading detective novels

Yana El Dirani

Partner

Yana has 15 years of experience in the investment world with a universe encompassing management consulting, public markets, and private investments. She has a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry with a proven track record of superior returns through smart asset allocation, rigorous due diligence, and industry/geographic diversification. Prior to joining Modus, Yana was heading a Dubai-based Single-Family Office where she focused on early-stage investments that fit with the family’s strategy and risk appetite. She sat on the boards of some portfolio companies to help them with operations, strategy, and financial planning. She also held positions with Credit Suisse and Delta Partners in her earlier career. She holds a BA in Finance and an MBA from the American University of Beirut.