Tariq U.H. Buraik is a passionate and experienced executive who in 2017 graduated with honors from the University of Tampa with degrees in Mathematics and Economics.
For his early work in founding and building the early childhood education company Tembo Education at age 19, he was featured in Forbes Magazine as one of the top 30 under 30 entrepreneurs of 2016.
He was the youngest individual to receive the Forbes 30 Under 30 distinction that year. After that, he went on to a career in finance and spent three years working as a Quantitative Investment Strategist in Tampa, Florida. Since 2019, Tariq U.H. Buraik has been intimately involved in the restructuring, management, operation, and strategic expansion of Blackstone Gulf Real Estate as its Head of Legal and Head of Finance.