From: Egypt
Graduated: 2004
University: LSE
Course: MSc Accounting & Finance

Ahmed graduated in 2004 with an MSc in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics, (LSE) and is currently Head of Investment Banking and a Managing Director at EFG Hermes Investment Banking in Egypt.

He was previously a Research Analyst at the World Bank in Cairo. Ahmed’s notable transactions include: the sale of Orascom Telecom’s 50% shareholding in Tunisiana to Qatar Telecom; Weather Investment’s merger with VimpelCom; the bond issuance for Mobinil; the private placement of Orascom Construction Industries; the sale of Al Watany Bank of Egypt; the IPO of Talaat Moustafa Group; the IPO of Telecom Egypt, and the acquisition of a stake in CIB by Actis.