Who is Sherif Samy?
Sherif has significant experience in the areas of investment, financial markets and corporate governance. He is the chairman of a real estate asset management company and serves on the boards of directors of the National Investment Bank, the Universal Health Insurance Authority, Orange, GB Auto in addition to several companies in the education and financial services sector. Additionally he is a member of the International Advisory Board of the UAE Securities & Commodities Authority.
Sherif has most recently completed a four year term as head of Egypt’s independent non-banking financial regulatory authority (FRA) where he achieved a major legislative and regulatory leap in capital markets, insurance, mortgage, leasing, private pensions, factoring and microfinance.
He served on the board of the Central Bank of Egypt and its Monetary Policy Committee, the board of the country’s National Payment Council. Prior to that, he was the managing director of Banque Misr’s investment arm “Misr Capital” and a board member of Banque Du Caire. Sherif started his career with global consulting firm Accenture, working in its Chicago, Riyadh and Beirut Offices.