Ahmed Shams El Din is a Managing Director, Global Head of Research, a member of the Investment Banking Management Committee at EFG Hermes, the largest Investment Bank in the Frontier Emerging Markets. Shams also sit on the board of few companies in the FinTech and Investments fields. With a 20 years of experience in finance and consulting, Shams heads a team of highly-qualified Emerging Markets analysts in Cairo, Dubai, Riyadh, Muscat, Karachi, Nairobi, Lagos, Dhaka, London and Singapore. He is a top ranked analyst (3rd in EMEA by II) as he assessed and valued some of the largest listed companies in the MENA and international markets. Shams is also an Adjunct Professor of Finance at the American University in Cairo (AUC), a writer and speaker. He is an MBA holder from INSEAD.