Sherif heads the Public Markets department at Chimera Capital, where he oversees Chimera’s ETF business.  Sherif was part of the team that established and launched the first UAE SCA-registered physical-in-kind ETF, and the first ETF in the region with two share classes. Sherif has over 20 years of investing experience covering equity markets in the Middle East and Africa.  Prior to joining Chimera Capital, he held senior fund manager positions at Invest AD and National Bank of Abu Dhabi, managing UAE, MENA and Africa mandates.  He began his career as a buy-side analyst in the Egypt-based investment bank, EFG-Hermes, in 1997.  Sherif has a MSc from Henley Business School and a BA in economics from the American University in Cairo.