Mohamed Farid Saleh

Mohamed Farid Saleh is chairman of the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) and the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges. Previously, he served as chairman and CEO of Dcode EFC. Mr. Farid has worked as an external consultant on venture capital and financial leasing for the World Bank Group in Egypt, was a member of the Capital Market Advisory Committee established by the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority, and served as vice chairman of EGX. In addition, he has served as a senior financial economist and head of the capital markets unit at the Ministry of Investment, where he participated in the formulation and implementation of the two phases of the Non-Banking Financial Sector Reform Plans adopted by the Egyptian government. Mr. Farid has also been a part-time lecturer on financial markets, international finance, and financial derivatives at the American University in Cairo and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT). He has a BSc in foreign trade and economics from Helwan University; an MBA from the AASTMT; an MSc in economics, finance, and investment from the University of York; an MSc in quantitative finance from Cass Business School; and a certificate in venture capital from the University of California, Berkeley.