Nazif Destani is the founder and owner of the Ecolog group of companies, a globally recognized leader in service solutions, and the international investment firm nd group.
In 2007, Nazif Destani transitioned out of a day-to-day role in Ecolog to spend more time on his new global investments projects. Nazif Destani continues to support Ecolog as the Chairman and Founder.
Nazif Destani founded Ecolog almost two decades ago as a business providing support services for international peacekeeping forces such as KFOR, ISAF and related global organizations’ projects during their missions in remote and non-remote locations. Within a short period of time Ecolog, which began as single support-service business, grew quickly into a large enterprise, and today has a broad global presence, with an international team of professionals—more than 12,000-strong—ready to support clients every day, everywhere.
Under Nazif Destani’s leadership, from the early beginnings, Ecolog’s mission has been to offer a wide array of self-performed integrated service solutions providing added value and offering more-cost-effective single-supplier convenience to enable clients to focus on their core mission, while Ecolog takes care of their support. The company is committed to a long-term view, reflected in its industry-leading investment in continuous improvement processes.
Nazif Destani was awarded among other recognitions, the title ‘Dr. Honoris Causa’ by the South East European University in Tetovo for his achievements as an entrepreneur. In addition, Nazif Destani is founder and owner of the international investment company nd group, which invests across a wide range of industries and geographies.
Adil Toubia became Vice Chairman and CEO of Ecolog in 2017. Adil’s global career began in 1981 at Schlumberger, the world’s leading oilfield services company, where he worked for over two decades and held various executive roles in the Wireline and Drilling Divisions, including as global president. He served as Global CEO of Siemens Oil & Gas and as Group CEO of Al-Ghurair Investment. He has also held top executive positions with Energy Capital Group and GCC Energy Fund, private equity firms making investments in the energy and power sectors. He holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Columbia University in New York.
Lumri first joined Ecolog in 2005 and held various roles in Marketing and Communications, Sales, and Contracts, and acted as Vice President for Business Development. After his appointment as Investment Director at ND Group’s Ventures in 2011, he returned to Ecolog in 2014 in the position of Managing Director, overseeing the company’s Business Development and Mergers and Acquisitions programs. From 2016 onwards he has served as Head of Business Development and Investments at ND Group before appointed to his recent role.
Lumri brings a wealth of experience and extensive corporate knowledge in the area of corporate development, identifying and assessing business opportunities, and strategic communication. Lumri studied Communication Science and Technology.
Abraham Sabbagh has held senior finance and operational roles within a number of multinational businesses, mainly in the healthcare, construction and logistics sectors.
He began his career in the healthcare industry before acquiring, growing and selling a healthcare business in the US. He later joined a leading contracting company in Dubai as Group CFO securing financing structures and stabilizing the business for acquisition during the 2008 financial crisis. Abraham was CFO for a number of high net worth family businesses in the region, overseeing M&A and consolidation of numerous companies across two continents, before joining a multi-national logistics and infrastructure company as its CFO and later its COO. Abraham assumes his new role at Ecolog transitioning from his current role as CFO of ND Group B.V.
Abraham holds a B.Sc. degree in Finance from UNLV, Nevada, USA.
Isni Aziri joined Ecolog in 2005. During his thirteen years with the company Isni has held a diverse range of operational, business development and managerial roles based out of Dubai, Macedonia, Germany and Qatar.
With a broad range of experience and solid understanding of key departments within Ecolog, Isni brings a key strength to lead the HR Department in Dubai, to grow and support development of the entire business and its employees.
Having worked the majority of his career with Ecolog, in multiple locations, remote sites and office, Isni has extensive experience working within a multi-cultural environment and speaks four languages.
Sugato Sanyal is the Managing Director, Finance of the Ecolog Group. He oversees the group’s financial planning and analysis, reporting, banking relationships and global tax strategy. He is a seasoned financial executive with over 25 years of experience, of which 18 years was spent gaining specialist expertise in dealing with firms operating over multiple countries within the GCC, Europe and Africa. He joined Ecolog as the Finance Director in 2011 and led the implementation and embedding of the SAP based Enterprise Resource System – bringing the financial practice within the group in line with global standards. Prior to moving to the UAE, Mr. Sanyal was a part of the finance function of the largest steel manufacturer in India.
He obtained his degree in Advanced Accounting from Calcutta University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.