More than sixteen years of professional experience in the field of capital markets private equity, investments, corporate finance, strategic planning and business development, accompanied by a strong educational background, from prominent local and international institutions.
In 2019, Rami was elected as Secretary General of the Arab Federation of Exchanges, to formulate a common vision for the Arab Capital markets, and introduce fintech ideas. Arab Federation of Exchanges is the home for 20 Arab exchanges and clearing houses, as well as many prominent brokerage firms throughout the Arab World. Recently, Rami has successfully launched with AFE the first pan-Arab low carbon index along with Refinitiv, to promote sustainability in the region.
Rami co-founded Pride Capital in 2017 to utilize his long experience in financial services and investments and passion to technology, and recently launched a fintech accelerator with Startupbootcamp in Cairo – the program is supported by Alex Bank, Visa, IFC, GIZ, Pharos Holding, Ayady & Exprot Development Bank of Egypt, and has invested in more than 11 startups in 1 year.
Recently, as well, Rami was a Board member of BM Lease– subsidiary to Banque Misr, and an Investment committee member of the VC program of the Social Development Fund (in cooperation with the World Bank), where he approved several investments in debt and equity with multiple start-ups and accelerators like Cairo based Flat6Labs, as well a former Investment Committee member of the Insurance Holding Co.
His last post was VP at Al-Ahly Capital Holding – the investment arm of the National Bank of Egypt, During his post he joint the Board of Directors of one of the leading oil refineries in Alexandria – Alexandria Mineral Oils Co.- worth of USD 600MM. Before that, Rami worked in HC investment banking, Etisalat Misr, LINKdotNET, and MIBank.
Rami Holds an M.Sc. From Wales University & B.Sc. From Cairo University. Rami’s passion to FinTech is continuing to grow, now he is enrolled in the Oxford 10-weeks FinTech Program.