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Ahmed Sobhy is the Chief Investment Officer of Banque Misr, Egypt’s largest public sector bank. He is responsible for the bank’s investments in the domestic and international markets, as well as the management of its portfolio of assets.
Ahmed has over 20 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. He has held various positions in the banking sector, including Head of Treasury at Banque Misr, Head of Investment Banking at Arab African International Bank, and Head of Investment Banking at National Bank of Egypt.
Ahmed holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Cairo University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the American University in Cairo. He is also a Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Certified Investment Banker (CIB).
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