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Abdallah Simaika

Chief of Staff

Leadership profile

Abdallah Simaika serves as Chief of Staff at GAF. Prior to joining GAF, he was SVP, Corporate Development & Strategy at Standard Industries, GAF’s parent company. Previously, Abdallah spent more than a decade in senior M&A and business development roles at Rally Health, a subsidiary of UnitedHealthcare, Mubadala Investment Company, a sovereign wealth fund in the United Arab Emirates and Cleary Gottlieb, an international law firm, in New York and Paris.

Abdallah earned a JD from Columbia Law School and a BA in Economics and International Relations from Tufts University, and Sciences-Po in Paris. Prior to attending Columbia Law School, he was a Fulbright Scholar in economics and exchange rate policy. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of GAF Energy, a Standard Industries company.