Jaafar Shawwa

Jaafar is the Managing Director Procurement and Supply for Wilben and is based in Dubai, UAE. He has specialised in procurement and supply chain management for over 15 years.

Jaafar started out in private banking, before moving to senior business development and sales & marketing roles in the manufacturing sector.

In 2004, Jaafar co-founded Spree Trading, a global procurement and project supplies company, which was acquired by Wilben in 2019.

Jaafar holds a CPE in Law from BPP Law School, London, UK and a degree in Business Management with Languages from King’s College, University of London, UK.

    Established in 2014 and headquartered in Dubai, Wilben is an independent merchant trading and logistic house focused on commodities, capital equipment and precious metals, sourcing from and supplying to established and emerging markets globally.