The Euromoney Egypt Conference 2017


Mohamed Farid Saleh


The Egyptian Exchange (EGX)

Mohamed Farid Saleh is the chairman of the Egyptian Exchange (EGX). Before his appointment, Mr Farid served as the chairman and CEO of Dcode EFC, a leading economic forecasting and advisory firm in Egypt. Furthermore, between 2013 and 2016, Mr Farid was an external consultant on venture capital and financial leasing for the World Bank Group in Egypt, and was a member of the capital market advisory committee established by the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority [EFSA]. He was also the vice chairman of the Egyptian Exchange from 2010 until 2011. He has also served as a senior financial economist and head of capital markets unit at the Ministry of Investment, whereby he participated in the formulation and implementation of the two phases of the non-banking financial sector reform plans adopted by the Egyptian government. During his tenure as EGX vice chairman, Mr Farid was responsible for developing a detailed plan for the establishment of derivatives market, as well as the preparation of the legislative rules governing the market. Mr Farid holds a BSc in foreign trade and economics from Helwan University. He also holds an MBA from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (ASST), an MSc in economics, finance and investment from York University, United Kingdom, an MSc in quantitative finance from CASS Business School in the United Kingdom and a certificate in venture capital from UC Berkley, USA. He also served as a part time lecturer on financial markets, international finance, and financial derivatives at the American University in Egypt (AUC) and at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (ASST).

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Mon 18 - Tue 19 Sep 2017