Message from the Chairman and the Board of Directors

As a Chairman of Board and Directors Elia Group

We bring impressive experience and Independent insight to offer our clients clear and actionable advice. We build strong and continuing links between our client and our team, with a relationship built on trust and reliability.

Our clients include lessors and financial institutions such as banks, banking subsidiaries, manufacturer captive finance companies, independents and others who need external help with specific issues.

This team of highly experienced individuals is ideally placed to help clients with the complexities of business strategy and the dynamics of industry change. Recent engagements have helped develop and influence the direction of the industry.

These include:

  • Advice on entering markets including China, Russia and Georgia, Asia, Far East
  • Marketing strategy & tactics to launch a captive subsidiary
  • Partner selection for outsourced financing transactions

ELIA Group coordinate the Captives’ Forum, an industry body to exchange ideas and influence policy, and we’ve advised Government & Regulatory bodies on their country’s legal framework to support an emerging asset financing industry. Wherever your challenge exists on this spectrum, we’d welcome an exploratory meeting.

ELIA Group is also a sponsor and joint creator of The Leasing Foundation

Mag. Babar Al Abbas (CEO)
Chairman of the Board

Executive Board & Advisors
Mag. Babar Al Abbas (CEO)
Tel: +971 50 7720618 | +971 50 2224174 | +43 676 4543481
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Mr. Maros Obetko (Managing Director & Partner of Elia Arabian Dmcc)
Tel: +421 91 7793827 | +971 50 2418337

Mr. Silvio Hecht (COO, Board of Management)
Tel: + | +971 56 8961719
Email: |

Executive Board & Advisors
DUBAI | United Arab Emirates
PO. Box 32780 | Dubai. United Arab Emirates
Tel: +97150 7720618 | +97150 2224174

196 Higb Road Wood Green
N22 8HH
GB, England, London

SRI LANKA | Colombo
48A-1/1 & 48A –1/2
Sunethradevi | RoadKohuwala

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