Ali Rao is the Group CEO of Elixir Group, a diverse holding company with expertise spanning across technology, real estate, marketing and financial services. Rao is a dynamic, results-oriented leader with a strong track record of performance in high-paced organisations. Rao began his career at Citi Bank and fast-tracked his way into real estate and large scale investment ventures. He helps passionate entrepreneurs to build and scale their dreams (ventures). His journey as an investor started in 2010 when an entrepreneur wanted funds and a strategic partner to start a property management business. What started as a small business, continued to become the UAE`s top property management company in a niche segment. Utilizing his experience in the banking and real estate industries and by implementing innovative and best practices, his organization has achieved exponential growth. His analytical ability and team approach to drive organisational improvements and implementation of best practices has produced remarkable results.