Prior to joining Grain, Hind ran Kandaka Capital, an advisory firm providing services in the startup, venture capital and private equity space. She previously worked at Standard Chartered Private Equity, which invested and managed over $4 billion globally. At SCPE, Hind focused on making growth capital and buyout investments throughout the Middle East and North Africa across a wide range of industries, including Consumer, Technology and Industrials. Hind began her career at Citigroup's investment banking team where she analyzed companies, performed financial modeling and valuations for sell-side and buy-side M&A deals for Middle Eastern clients and businesses.
Hind graduated with a MBA in Accounting, Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She received a BSc. in Economics with a concentration in Operations & Information Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a minor in Arabic & Islamic Studies.