The Euromoney Egypt Conference 2017

Keynote

H.E. Dr Sahar Nasr

Minister of Investment and International Cooperation

Arab Republic of Egypt


H.E. Dr Sahar Nasr was sworn in as the Egyptian minister of investment and international cooperation on February 16 2017, following her appointment as minister of international cooperation on September 19 2015. Dr Nasr earned her professorship from the Supreme Council of Universities.

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Keynote

H.E. Mr Amr El Garhy

Minister of Finance

Arab Republic of Egypt


Mr Amr El Garhy started his career back in 1981 at Chase National Bank, which was transformed into CIB in 1986. He then worked at CIB for 10 years from 1986 until 2006. In 2006 he was selected as part of the team mandated to establish and manage the Commercial

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H.E. Mr Tarek Kabil

Minister of Trade and Industry

Arab Republic of Egypt


H.E. Mr Tarek Kabil is currently the minister of trade and industry in Egypt. Previously he was partner at Abraaj Group and head of the performance acceleration group for MENA, Turkey and Central Asia, where he lead performance improvement for more than 40 companies.

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Keynote

Hazem Badran

Co-Chief Executive Officer

CI Capital Group


Hazem Badran has more than 16 years of experience in corporate finance and investment banking in the MENA region. Hazem has played a significant role in turning around CI Capital to be the premium investment bank and financial services group in Egypt since he joined in January 2013.

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Ismail Douiri

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Attijarawafa Bank


Ismail Douiri is general manager of Attijariwafa bank, a regional financial institution based in Casablanca Morocco and serving 8.4 million clients in 24 countries in North, West and Central Africa, as well as Western Europe.

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Khalid Elgibali

Division President, Middle East and North Africa

Mastercard


Khalid Elgibali is division president – Middle East and North Africa at Mastercard. Based in Dubai, Khalid is responsible for leading the company’s evolving Middle East and North Africa network, to drive business growth, execute emerging technology payment opportunities and deepen business alliances with key partners and stakeholders.

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Keynote

Amal Enan

Executive Director

Egyptian-American Enterprise Fund


Amal Enan is executive director of the Egyptian-American Enterprise Fund (EAEF). EAEF is a private corporation established in 2013 post the Arab Spring to revitalise the Egyptian economy. The fund is seeded with authorised capital of up to USD 300 million from the United States government. 

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Keynote

Shehab Marzban

Chairman

Egypt Ventures


Shehab Marzban is chairman of Egypt Ventures. He is also the senior advisor for economic affairs to the minister of investment and international cooperation in his capacity as strategic advisor with the African Development Bank. Before this, Dr Marzban was deputy minister for economic affairs at the Egyptian ministry of

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Mohamed Farid Saleh

Chairman

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

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Keynote

Walid Labadi

Country Manager - Egypt, Libya and Yemen

IFC


Walid Labadi is country manager for Egypt, Libya and Yemen at IFC. He was appointed to his role in July 2017. Labadi was IFC’s Chief Counsel based in Washington DC and has managed the organisation's legal department for Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Manufacturing and Services from 2015 until 2017.

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Keynote

Leila Mokaddem

Country Manager - Egypt

African Development Bank


Leila Mokaddem has been the country manager of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Egypt since 2014. Before Egypt, she occupied the positions of regional resident representative in Dakar, Senegal, and head of financial institutions where she designed innovative financial solutions.

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Keynote

Benedict Oramah

President

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)


Benedict Oramah assumed the position of president and chairman of the African Export – Import Bank (Afreximbank) in September 2015.  Before his current role, he was the executive vice president responsible for business development and corporate banking, supervising the business development functions, namely: trade finance, project and export development finance, syndications and

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Amr Abou Freikha

Chairman

Engineering Export Council of Egypt


Eng. Amr Abou Freikha is chairman of the Engineering Export Council of Egypt. He holds a BSc degree in mechanical engineering from Cairo University in 1995.

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Wael Amin

Partner

Sawari Ventures


Wael Amin has been a partner with Sawari Ventures since Jan 2015. At Sawari he has managed the Fund's portfolio and helped expand the firm's footprint to Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco.

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Ahmed Badr

Senior Executive Officer, Middle East and North Africa

Renaissance Capital


Ahmed Badr leads the firm’s MENA business and oversees growth strategy in the region. Mr Badr joined Renaissance Capital from Credit Suisse, where he headed the MENA equities franchise in Dubai and Riyadh (one of the most successful equity franchises in the Middle East).

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Ahmed Badreldin

Partner, Head of Middle East and North Africa

The Abraaj Group


Ahmed Badreldin is a partner at The Abraaj Group, and is responsible for and oversees The Abraaj Group’s investments in the Middle East and North Africa.

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Mahmoud Bahaa

Country Treasurer and Head of Markets

Attijariwafa Bank


Mahmoud Bahaa has more than 18 years of progressive experience in Treasury and Markets working for local as well as multinational banks.

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Richard Banks

Consulting Editor

Euromoney Conferences


Richard Banks is consulting editor for Euromoney Conferences in the MENA region and in other emerging markets. He is responsible for setting conference agendas, liaising with Euromoney’s network of high-level government and private sector partners as well as chairing many of the conferences personally.

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Victoria Behn

Director, Middle East and Africa

Euromoney Conferences


Victoria has worked at Euromoney for over 13 years where she is director of Euromoney Conferences’ Middle East and Africa business. Euromoney has run major financial events in the MEA region for 22 years.

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Nathalie Climence

Head of Corporate Financing, EU Neighbouring Region

European Investment Bank (EIB)


Nathalie Climence is the head of corporate financing for the EU neighbouring region at the European Investment Bank.

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Charlie Corbett

Editorial Director

Euromoney Conferences


Charlie Corbett has worked as a senior financial journalist and editor for a broad range of international newspapers and magazines.

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Andis Costopoulos

Managing Director, Markets and Securities, Middle East, Egypt and Pakistan

Citi


Andis Costopoulos is a managing director at Citi, and is responsible for Citi's markets and securities business in the Middle East, Egypt & Pakistan.

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John Davis

Chief Executive Officer, Middle East and North Africa

Colliers International


John Davis, a British national, has over 30 years of property related experience and joined Colliers International in 1994 from one of South Africa's leading financial institutions as general manager - finance for the company's property management division.

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Amr El Abd

Managing Director

Egypt Ventures


Amr El Abd is the managing director of Egypt Ventures, a seed and early stage investment firm focused on supporting entrepreneurs build fast growth companies in Egypt. He has over 16 years of business experience as an entrepreneur and director of fast growth companies.

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Sahar El Damati

Deputy Managing Director, Country Chief Risk Officer

Emirates NBD Egypt


Sahar El Damati is the deputy managing director and country chief risk officer at Emirates NBD Egypt. She is also a board member. Sahar has rare expertise in the banking sector spanning more than 30 years, during which she has assumed many leadership roles in international and local financial institutions

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Khaled El Mekati

Chairman

Egyptian Exports Association


Khaled El Mekati is an electrical engineer who graduated from Cairo University in 1986. His goal in his early career was mainly to have the most recognized trading company specialized in building material and in finishing contracting works.

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Sherine El Shorbagi

Chief Executive Officer

Export Development Authority (EDA)


Sherine El Shorbagi has 20 years of experience in management, policy and programme development, foreign cooperation, business advisory services and sustainability practices. Sherine has gained a diversified portfolio in networking and exposure to industrial operating businesses, regulatory authority, and extended stakeholders.

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Sherif Elkholy

Partner, Co-Head of Middle East and North Africa

Actis


Sherif Elkholy is a partner and co-head of Middle East and North Africa at Actis. He joined the firm in 2004. He has since led and executed investments in several sectors and countries. Before joining Actis, he worked at HSBC and with EFG-Hermes in private equity.

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Ashraf Ghazaly

Chief Executive, Managing Director

NI Capital


Ashraf Ghazaly is the chief executive officer and managing director of NI Capital, the investment banking arm of the National Investment Bank of Egypt. Through NI Capital, Mr Ghazaly plays an innovative role in proactively bridging the gap between the public and private institutions through a robust restructuring approach of public

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Hesham Gohar

Head of Investment Banking

CI Capital


Hesham Gohar is head of investment banking at CI Capital. He is also a managing director and a member of the executive committee. He has 17 years of experience in investment banking and private equity across the MENA region, having worked in Dubai, Jeddah and Cairo.

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Hassan Hussein

Chairman and Managing Director

El Taamir Mortgage Finance Co – Aloula


Hassan Hussein is a senior financial expert in starting up, turning around and managing financial institutions, in particular commercial, investment banking and mortgage finance in the Middle East, the Gulf, Egypt and Europe.

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Ayman Ismail

Founding Chairman and Board Advisor

The New Administrative Capital Company


Ayman Ismail is the founding chairman and board advisor at The New Administrative Capital Company. He is a Harvard graduate who has received numerous global awards for his leadership, strategic thinking and marketing achievements. He is also known for his passion for CSR.

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Dr Hanan Morsy

Regional Lead Economist

EBRD


Dr Hanan Morsy is the regional lead economist for Southern and Eastern Mediterranean at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). She is a global strategist, macro-economic and public policy expert with diversified experience in top international financial institutions and the private sector.

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Magued Sherif

Managing Director

SODIC


Magued Sherif is SODIC’s managing director. He was appointed in October 2015.  Sherif has almost 30 years of professional experience, including several leadership positions with prominent companies in the industry.

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Ameer Sherif

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

BasharSoft (WUZZUF / FORASNA)


Ameer Sherif is co-founder and chief executive officer of BasharSoft, the startup most known for WUZZUF, Egypt’s number one online recruitment platform, and also FORASNA.com, the country's leading online blue-collar recruiting platform.

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Hesham Shoukri

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Rooya Group


Hesham Shoukri is the chairman and chief executive officer of Rooya group for real estate investment. Hesham received a bachelor of architecture from Ain Shams University in 1983.

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Mohamad Talaat

Partner

Helmy, Hamza & Partners


Mohamad Talaat is the managing partner of Helmy, Hamza & Partners, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International. Mr Talaat commenced his career as counsellor at the Egyptian Council of State where he worked from July 1979 to January 1985.

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Mon 18 - Tue 19 Sep 2017

Cairo