Akef El Maghraby

Vice Chairman, Banque Misr

El Maghraby is Vice Chairman at Banque Misr, as of August 2016, prior to which he spent 16 years at Citibank. He is responsible for the several lines of business, including Corporate, Treasury, Investment, SMEs, Retail, Branches, Islamic Financing, Global Transaction Business, International Business, and Financial Inclusion.

El Maghraby held positions in a variety of fields throughout his banking career, including Credit Analysis, Corporate Finance, Ratings Advisory, and Corporate and Investment Banking.

He worked in and covered several jurisdictions, including Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands, where he led and executed numerous landmark mergers and acquisitions (M&As), debt and equity capital markets, loan markets, and derivatives transactions.

El Maghraby holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and an MBA, both from the American University in Cairo.