Board Member


Kaj-Erik Relander is a member of ADQ’s Board of Directors, which provides strategic direction and oversight for the company.

Kaj is a board member at Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and serves as investor and chairman of the investment committee of the Fintech fund Apis Partners in London. He previously held various senior positions including Chief Investment officer of Emirates Investment Authority, Senior Advisor at Mubadala Investment Company and Board Director at DU.

Kaj holds a master’s degree in Economics from Aalto University School of Business, Finland, and an MBA from Aalto University and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. He is also a Lieutenant in the Finnish Defense Forces’ reserve and holds an Executive National Defenses Course degree at the Finnish National Defense University, in Helsinki, Finland.