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Raphael Manuel Nagel  (born November 11, 1970)[4] is a Jewish-German[10][11] investor, entrepreneur,[24] lobbyist, economist,[3] philanthropist, and author.[2] He is the Founder of The Abrahamic Business Circle[1] and Fundación Nagel.

Early life and Education

Nagel was born to Manfred Nagel and Carmen Alonso Liebermann in Heilbronn, Germany.[4][23] His father was a professional football player who played in Heilbronn before becoming a real estate developer.

He went to study law at Universidad Camilo José Cela and completed a diploma of Specialization in Refinancing and Business Restructuring from Universidad Isabel I. He holds a Doctorate in Engineering and Natural Environment Management from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and a Doctorate in Business Administration from the Paris College Of International Education. In April 2021, he received a Doctor Honoris Causa from the California Metropolitan University in recognition of his contribution to Economic Diplomacy in the Middle East.[28]

Career

Nagel is the Chairman of The Abrahamic Business Circle,[9][25] a UAE-based non-profit and non-government organization that he established in 2020 after the Abraham Accords was officially signed. It involves high-profile individuals that share the same vision in fostering economic diplomacy through business and trade. The Abrahamic Business Circle aims to build business relations across religion and culture in the Middle East, between Jewish people, Israelis, and Arabs.[11] Since the accords’ announcement, Nagel approached several Israelis interested in new business in Dubai across various sectors, including venture capital, tourism, real estate, health care, and trading. The deals have been finalized with businesses working on tourism in the UAE.[6][15]

The Abramahic Business Circle launched a workshop for members associated with industries, including real estate, venture capital, and finance, to share their knowledge and expertise in the panel sessions.[7] In the workshop, the prominent UAE personnel have signed a joint working agreement to attract US $100 million foreign direct investment to the UAE to promote economic diplomacy through business.[8]

Raphael Nagel

Raphael Manuel Nagel

Born November 11, 1970
Heilbronn, Germany
Father Manfred Nagel
Mother Carmen Alonso Liebermann
Occupation Investor · Entrepreneur · Lobbyist · Economist · Philanthropist · Author
Website Official Website

Tactical Management

The Abrahamic Business Circle

Nagel is the Founder and President of Fundación Nagel, a non-profit organization established in 2016. It focuses on helping, supporting, and promoting basic financial and economic education to people and groups at risk of social exclusion derived from their over-indebtedness whilst paying special attention to single-parent families.[14][17] He is the co-founder of a Spanish investment bank specialized in cross-border transactions and debt restructuring.

He is the General Manager of the Dubai-based private equity firm, Tactical Management DWC, LLC,[18] specialized on Foreign Direct Investment, working for, Royal Families, UHNW, Governments and Public Bodies.

He is a founding member and appointed Governor of Cevitas Dei, an institute of history and archaeology of Jerusalem promoting the Abraham legacy.

Over the years, Nagel has been a member of various working groups, spent 17 years in banking and investment funds, and served as Senior Advisor to major companies, both within and beyond Europe. He is a former Senior Manager of several Banks[4][16][23]

In 2016,  Nagel wrote the book, Turbocapitalismo, Los Maestros De La Quiebra, a guide to some of the corruption cases that have taken over the news in recent years and a way to put a face on the anonymous victims of abuses in the banking sector. The profits from its publication are invested in the Nagel Foundation to support the groups most affected by the economic crisis and build the necessary foundations to move towards a more humane economy.[4]

He attended the UAE-Israel Business Summit 2021[12][13] and appeared on El Matí De Catalunya Ràdio[5] He is the Governor at Civitas Dei[26] and an International Faculty at California Metropolitan University.[27]

Books

  • Riding The Wild Tiger, Punto Rojo Libros S.L., 2020[20]
  • La Profesión Farmacéutica En Transición, Punto Rojo Libros S.L., 2020[19]
  • Ediciones, 2018[4] Visión Concursal[21]
  • Turbocapitalismo, Los Maestros De La Quiebra, Kant, 2016

Awards and Recognition

  • Outstanding Contribution to Economic Diplomacy – Investment Management Exhibition, Frankfurt am Main, 2021
  • Most Influential Personality Of The Year 2021 –  for his continuous work on Economy Diplomacy and prosperity of the region. WeTel Tv, 2021
  • Plaque of Appreciation, for inspiring his valuable insights and inspiration to the teachers, graduates, and community members during the 3rd Commencement Exercise, Filipino Academy, 2021
  • Awarded by H.E. Suhail Mohammed Al Zarooni at the The Xpats Insider Award Ceremony with the recognition In Promoting Economic Diplomacy. WeheisAwards. 2021
  • Bedazzled Awards, Best Visionary – Economic Diplomacy H.E. Dr. Dr. h.c. Raphael Nagel, The UAE Bridal Makeup and Bedazzled Awards, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Certificate of Appreciation, for his humanitarian work and support for I AM AFRICA and African countries and communities. I AM AFRICA, 2021
  • Recognition in Promoting Economic Diplomacy, #WeHeIs Awards 2021, THEXPATS 2021
  • Investing in Education Excellence, In recognition of your commitment in demonstrating meaningful progress in the community. Embassy of Fiji in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Excellence in Global Intercultural Business Dialogue, Certificate of Recognition from the California State University, Monterey Bay 2021
  • Excellence in Civil Society Awards, the Grenada Consulate in Tel Aviv, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Social Impact Award, from the Embassy of Seychelles in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Most Notable Patron, from the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Distinguished Philanthropist Award, from the Embassy of the Republic of Senegal in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Excellence in Philanthropy, from the Embassy of South Sudan in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Independence Day Friendship Award, from the Embassy of the Philippines in Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2021
  • Award for His Efforts in Fostering a Shared Vision of Tolerance and Economic Prosperity, The Jerusalem Post Award for Economic Diplomacy, 2021
  • Leading Figure in the contribution of building bridges between Countries and in the generation of international business, Global European American University, 2021
  • Outstanding Contribution to Economic Diplomacy in the Middle East Region, Global European American University, New York, 2021
  • Awarded for His Ongoing Commitment and Dedication to Contribution to Economic Peace in the Middle East, Beit Berl College, 2021
  • Doctor in Business Administration (Doctor Honoris Causa) from the California Metropolitan University, 2021[28]
  • UAE’s Financial Services CEO, Business Worldwide Magazine (BWM), 2020[22]
  • Awarded as one of the leading Investment Gurus, Business APAC, 2020
Forbes – Inspiring Business Leaders 2021

References

 1.   UAE-Israel Business Summit 2021 – The Abrahamic Business Circle.
 3.   Interview with Neus Munté, in “Els matins”
 5.   Raphael Nagel in the “Melé Report”: “Spain is becoming a banking dictatorship,                 almost”
 7.   Abrahamic Business Workshop brings together key business leaders in Dubai
 9.   Abrahamic Business Circle tap new opportunities
 11. ‘Abrahamic’ conference in Dubai aims to further UAE-Israel business dialogue
 13. Towards a new era of growth, peace and stability
 15. Abraham Accords fever: Israeli businesses risk early UAE burnout
 17. If debts cannot be paid, they can be canceled
 19. La profesión farmacéutica en transición
 21. Publications
 23. Raphael nagel – Punto Rojo Libros
 25. Raphael Nagel: Promoting UAE-Israel business ties
 27. California Metropolitan University

      2.  Israel-UAE Peace deal: Economic benefits, Interview with Dr. Nagel
      4.  Raphael Nagel: “Citizens do not understand the economy, they have no interest, and they become victims”
      6.  Momentous Occasio
      8.  Tatiana Vishnevskaya Promotes Economic Diplomacy And Tolerance In UAE
      10. Acceleration of business between Israel and the United Arab Emirates – with recycling of covidollars
      12. Abrahamic Business Circle Founder says “We believe in economic diplomacy”
      14. Money & Me: ‘I try to save on things that don’t add to the quality of my life’
      16. “People are seeing the utility because it is the rescue of the physical person”
      18. Raphael Nagel: A Strategic Leader Leveraging The Economic Knowledge To Make World A Better Place
      20. Riding The Wild Tiger
      22. Raphael Manuel Nagel – Tactical Management DWC LLC: Wins Illustrious CEO Awards with Business Worldwide                     Magazine
      24. Dr. Raphael Nagel 2021
      26. Civitas Dei
      28. Abrahamic Business Circle Founder Awarded US Honors for Contribution to Economic DipIsrael-UAE Peace deal:                   Economic benefits, Interview with Dr. Nagel

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Raphael Nagel

Raphael Manuel Nagel  (born November 11, 1970)[4] is a Jewish-German[10][11] investor, entrepreneur,[24] lobbyist, economist,[3] philanthropist, and author.[2] He is the Founder of The Abrahamic Business Circle[1] and Fundación Nagel.

Raphael Nagel

Raphael Manuel Nagel

  Born November 11, 1970
Heilbronn, Germany
  Father Manfred Nagel
  Mother Carmen Alonso Liebermann
  Occupation Investor · Entrepreneur · Lobbyist · Economist · Philanthropist · Author
  Website

Official Website

Tactical Management

The Abrahamic Business Circle

Early life and Education

Nagel was born to Manfred Nagel and Carmen Alonso Liebermann in Heilbronn, Germany.[4][23] His father was a professional football player who played in Heilbronn before becoming a real estate developer.

He went to study law at Universidad Camilo José Cela and completed a diploma of Specialization in Refinancing and Business Restructuring from Universidad Isabel I. He holds a Doctorate in Engineering and Natural Environment Management from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and a Doctorate in Business Administration from the Paris College Of International Education. In April 2021, he received a Doctor Honoris Causa from the California Metropolitan University in recognition of his contribution to Economic Diplomacy in the Middle East.[28]

Career

Nagel is the Chairman of The Abrahamic Business Circle,[9][25] a UAE-based non-profit and non-government organization that he established in 2020 after the Abraham Accords was officially signed. It involves high-profile individuals that share the same vision in fostering economic diplomacy through business and trade. The Abrahamic Business Circle aims to build business relations across religion and culture in the Middle East, between Jewish people, Israelis, and Arabs.[11] Since the accords’ announcement, Nagel approached several Israelis interested in new business in Dubai across various sectors, including venture capital, tourism, real estate, health care, and trading. The deals have been finalized with businesses working on tourism in the UAE.[6][15]

The Abramahic Business Circle launched a workshop for members associated with industries, including real estate, venture capital, and finance, to share their knowledge and expertise in the panel sessions.[7] In the workshop, the prominent UAE personnel have signed a joint working agreement to attract US $100 million foreign direct investment to the UAE to promote economic diplomacy through business.[8]

Nagel is the Founder and President of Fundación Nagel, a non-profit organization established in 2016. It focuses on helping, supporting, and promoting basic financial and economic education to people and groups at risk of social exclusion derived from their over-indebtedness whilst paying special attention to single-parent families.[14][17] He is the co-founder of a Spanish investment bank specialized in cross-border transactions and debt restructuring.

He is the General Manager of the Dubai-based private equity firm, Tactical Management DWC, LLC,[18] specialized on Foreign Direct Investment, working for, Royal Families, UHNW, Governments and Public Bodies.

He is afounding member and appointed Governor of Cevitas Dei, an institute of history and archaeology of Jerusalem promoting the Abraham legacy.

Over the years, Nagel has been a member of various working groups, spent 17 years in banking and investment funds, and served as Senior Advisor to major companies, both within and beyond Europe. He is a former Senior Manager of several Banks[4][16][23]

In 2016,  Nagel wrote the book, Turbocapitalismo, Los Maestros De La Quiebra, a guide to some of the corruption cases that have taken over the news in recent years and a way to put a face on the anonymous victims of abuses in the banking sector. The profits from its publication are invested in the Nagel Foundation to support the groups most affected by the economic crisis and build the necessary foundations to move towards a more humane economy.[4]

He attended the UAE-Israel Business Summit 2021[12][13] and appeared on El Matí De Catalunya Ràdio[5] He is the Governor at Civitas Dei[26] and an International Faculty at California Metropolitan University.[27]

Books

  • Riding The Wild Tiger, Punto Rojo Libros S.L., 2020[20]
  • La Profesión Farmacéutica En Transición, Punto Rojo Libros S.L., 2020[19]
  • Ediciones, 2018[4] Visión Concursal[21]
  • Turbocapitalismo, Los Maestros De La Quiebra, Kant, 2016

Forbes

Inspiring Business Leader 2021

Awards and Recognition

  • Bedazzled Awards, Best Visionary – Economic Diplomacy H.E. Dr. Dr. h.c. Raphael Nagel, The UAE Bridal Makeup and Bedazzled Awards, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Certificate of Appreciation, for his humanitarian work and support for I AM AFRICA and African countries and communities. I AM AFRICA, 2021
  • Recognition in Promoting Economic Diplomacy, #WeHeIs Awards 2021, THEXPATS 2021
  • Investing in Education Excellence, In recognition of your commitment in demonstrating meaningful progress in the community. Embassy of Fiji in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Excellence in Global Intercultural Business Dialogue, Certificate of Recognition from the California State University, Monterey Bay 2021
  • Excellence in Civil Society Awards, the Grenada Consulate in Tel Aviv, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Social Impact Award, from the Embassy of Seychelles in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Most Notable Patron, from the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Distinguished Philanthropist Award, from the Embassy of the Republic of Senegal in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Excellence in Philanthropy, from the Embassy of South Sudan in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2021
  • Independence Day Friendship Award, from the Embassy of the Philippines in Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2021
  • Award for His Efforts in Fostering a Shared Vision of Tolerance and Economic Prosperity, The Jerusalem Post Award for Economic Diplomacy, 2021
  • Leading Figure in the contribution of building bridges between Countries and in the generation of international business, Global European American University, 2021
  • Outstanding Contribution to Economic Diplomacy in the Middle East Region, Global European American University, New York, 2021
  • Awarded for His Ongoing Commitment and Dedication to Contribution to Economic Peace in the Middle East, Beit Berl College, 2021
  • Doctor in Business Administration (Doctor Honoris Causa) from the California Metropolitan University, 2021[28]
  • UAE’s Financial Services CEO, Business Worldwide Magazine (BWM), 2020[22]
  • Awarded as one of the leading Investment Gurus, Business APAC, 2020

References

1. UAE-Israel Business Summit 2021 – The Abrahamic Business Circle.
2. Israel-UAE Peace deal: Economic benefits, Interview with Dr. Nagel
3. Interview with Neus Munté, in “Els matins”
4. Raphael Nagel: “Citizens do not understand the economy, they have no interest, and they become victims”
5. Raphael Nagel in the “Melé Report”: “Spain is becoming a banking dictatorship, almost”
6. Momentous Occasio
7. Abrahamic Business Workshop brings together key business leaders in Dubai
8. Tatiana Vishnevskaya Promotes Economic Diplomacy And Tolerance In UAE
9. Abrahamic Business Circle tap new opportunities
10.Acceleration of business between Israel and the United Arab Emirates – with recycling of covidollars
11.‘Abrahamic’ conference in Dubai aims to further UAE-Israel business dialogue
12.Abrahamic Business Circle Founder says “We believe in economic diplomacy”
13.Towards a new era of growth, peace and stability
14.Money & Me: ‘I try to save on things that don’t add to the quality of my life’
15.Abraham Accords fever: Israeli businesses risk early UAE burnout
16.“People are seeing the utility because it is the rescue of the physical person”
17.If debts cannot be paid, they can be canceled
18.Raphael Nagel: A Strategic Leader Leveraging The Economic Knowledge To Make World A Better Place
19.La profesión farmacéutica en transición
20.Riding The Wild Tiger
21.Publications
22.Raphael Manuel Nagel – Tactical Management DWC LLC: Wins Illustrious CEO Awards with Business Worldwide Magazine24.Dr. Raphael Nagel 2021
23.Raphael nagel – Punto Rojo Libros
24.Dr. Raphael Nagel 2021
25.Raphael Nagel: Promoting UAE-Israel business ties
26.Civitas Dei
27.California Metropolitan University
28.Abrahamic Business Circle Founder Awarded US Honors for Contribution to Economic DipIsrael-UAE Peace deal: Economic benefits, Interview with Dr. Nagel

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