The Euromoney Egypt Conference 2016

Gamal Khalifa

Head of Microfinance

Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA)


Gamal Khalifa is currently the adviser to the chairman, head of microfinance and the Institute of Directors at the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA), since October 2013. His responsibilities include the supervision of microfinance, and structuring and managing the department at EFSA. He is executive director of the microfinance institutions supervisory unit. He is head of the Egyptian Institute of Directors, delivering corporate governance training and accreditation of executives in the financial services sector in Egypt. He is also a member of the working group issuing The Egyptian Corporate Governance Principles. Mr Khalifa is also a member of the OECD Corporate Governance Committee reviewing the Principles of Corporate Governance. His duties also include the recommendation and review of directives and guidelines of microfinance, the securities markets, pension funds, introduction of new financial products, and the related capacity building and awareness programmes. He is the former executive director of the Financial Services Institute, responsible for the training and accreditation of professionals in the insurance, financial services, leasing and mortgage sectors. Previously, he also held a number of senior positions, including: chairman and managing director of Edge Portfolio Management; head of financial planning services of HSBC Bank Egypt; co-founder and managing director of H.C. Securities & Investment. He has a BA in business administration from the University of Helwan, Cairo, and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona, USA.


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Mon 19 - Tue 20 Sep 2016

Cairo