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Tariq Osman

Tariq Osman is a Partner and Co-Founder of Argand as well as a member of its Management and Investment Committees. Previously he was a Managing Director at Castle Harlan. Prior to joining Castle Harlan, Mr. Osman worked with Castle Harlan’s affiliate, CHAMP Private Equity, where he focused on private equity transactions across a wide range of industries, including portfolio management work for International Energy Services, Blue Star Group and Austar United Communications. Previously, Mr. Osman worked at McKinsey & Company as a management consultant. In this role, he advised clients across multiple industrial sectors on strategy and operational improvements. Mr. Osman began his career in Australia as an engineer at Gutteridge, Haskins & Davey, working on oil and gas, mining and government telecommunications infrastructure projects. Mr. Osman’s experience also includes charitable business development work in Southern Africa with non-governmental organization, TechnoServe. In this role, Mr. Osman advised the Mozambican government and local entrepreneurs on various agricultural projects, including the co-founding and financing of one of Mozambique’s largest fruit exporters, Citrum.

Mr. Osman is currently a Director of Brintons Carpets (Chairman), Concrete Pumping Holdings (Vice Chairman, NASDAQ: BBCP) and Sigma Electric Manufacturing. He is also a former Director of the Blue Star Group, Caribbean Restaurants, Citrum, Gold Star Foods (Chairman), Hercules Offshore, Industrea Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ: INDU), International Energy Services and Shelf Drilling. He holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton Graduate School of Business, a Masters of Engineering from the University of Adelaide and a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University.

Argand Companies

Brintons Fine Carpets
Concrete Pumping Holdings
Sigma Electric Manufacturing
Industrea Acquisition Corp.


Blue Star Group
Caribbean Restaurants
Gold Star Foods
Hercules Offshore
International Energy Services
Shelf Drilling