• Sina Hbous
    Sustainability Advisor to the Chairman at The Egyptian Exchange

    Mrs. Sina Hbous has an overall professional experience of over 17 years in the diversified field of sustainable development. She has two master’s degrees in international Affairs and Development Studies from the Lebanese American University and The London School of Economics, respectively. She is currently advising and consulting several institutions on reporting, sustainability and governance, Islamic banking and climate and sustainable finance for UNEP FI, IsDB, Insurance federation of Egypt, UN Women, among others. She was assigned as the first interim executive director of the Regional Center for Sustainable Finance in Egypt. She was also chairman’s advisor of Egypt’s financial regulatory authority (FRA) for sustainable development since the beginning of 2019, where she has led efforts to introduce promote climate finance instruments, sustainable insurance and ESG related disclosures, and women leadership in the finance sector. She is also a trainer and a consultant in sustainable development working with international organizations such as UNEP, UNDP, ESCWA, IFC and ILO. She designed and undertaken a national and international process to develop the ESG and TCFD regulation issued by FRA. Prior to her work at FRA, she assumed the position of associate director of the Gerhart Center for Philanthropy, Civic Engagement and Responsible Business at the American University in Cairo (AUC). Before joining the AUC, she worked as a sustainable development expert for the Sustainable Growth Division, Centre for Environment and Development Arab Region and Europe, Cairo, Egypt starting 2013. In 2010 and up till end of April 2012, Sina assumed the role of Corporate Social Responsibility Unit Head, National Bank of Egypt, Cairo, Egypt. She held several positions, while working at the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry between September 2009 and till April 2010. Sina was the Program Manager, Minister's Technical Office, at the Ministry of Trade & Industry. She was the Special Assistant to Minister’s Office, from October 2006 till September 2008.

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