Sherif Samy is an investment and financial markets advisor. He is non executive chairman or board member in a number of companies operating in the financial and real estate sectors. He recently completed his four year term as . chairman of the Financial Regulatory Authority, Egypt’s regulator of all non banking financial services: capital market, insurance, private pension funds, leasing, mortgage, factoring and microfinance. He was a board member of the Central Bank of Egypt (2013-2017) and prior to that board member of Banque Du Caire (2010 – 2013) and starting from 2007 served for four consecutive terms on the board of the General Authority for Investment & Free Zones.
Sherif was the first managing director of Banque Misr’s investment arm “Misr Capital” which managed a significant private equity portfolio in addition to managing two large mutual funds. He previously served as board member of the SME Development Fund in addition to numerous listed and privately held companies operating in the capital market, textile, urban development, engineering, education, logistics and mining sectors.