Hesham Gohar

Managing Director and Group CEO, CI Capital

Hesham Gohar is Group Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors at CI Capital.

Having been with the Group since 2012, Gohar held leadership positions including his most recent role of CEO for the Investment Bank. Formerly, Gohar was MD & Head of Investment Banking, where he led the highly successful transformation of the Group’s investment banking franchise into a top ranked advisor. In 2019, Gohar launched CI Capital’s merchant banking platform, anchored by the highly successful investment in Taaleem for Management Services, in which he serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Prior to joining CI Capital, Gohar held senior leadership positions in investment banking and private equity investing across the region at Shuaa Capital (Group Head of Principal Investments), Dubai Group and Beltone Financial, among others. During his 22 year career, Gohar has been a board director of more than 15 companies and completed >70 transactions in Egypt and other growth markets with an aggregate value of $17bn+.

Gohar is a graduate of the American University in Cairo with a BA in Economics and completed Executive Education at Harvard Business School.

Other Team Members

Mahmoud Attalla

Chairman and Managing Director, CI Capital