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diversified financial services company executive

Wafic Rida Said, Syrian diversified financial services company executive. Named Grand Commandeur, Ordre de Merite du Cedre, Lebanon; named one of Top 200 Collectors, ARTnews Magazine, 2004; named to Ordre Cherifien, Morocco; recipient Sheldon medal, Oxford University, 2003. Member Court Benefactors Oxford University; trustee Said Business School Foundation; governor Royal Shakespeare Company, London.


Said, Wafic Rida was born in 1939 in Damascus, Syria. Son of Rida Said.


Banker Union Bank of Switzerland, Geneva, 1962. Founder Technical Architecture Group System Construction, Saudi Arabia, 1969, SIFCORP Holdings, 1981, Sagitta Asset Management, London & Dublin, 1995. Chairman Said Holdings Ltd.

Founder Karim Rida Said Foundation, England, 1982.


Member Court Benefactors Oxford University. Trustee Said Business School Foundation. Governor Royal Shakespeare Company, London.


  • Other Interests

    Collector of Old Masters, British Sporting Art & Impressionism.


Married Rosemary Thompson. 2 children.

Rida Said Said

Rosemary Thompson