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March 2019

Mohammed Omran
Executive Chairman at Financial Regulatory Authority, Egypt


Mohammed Omran is the Executive Chairman of The Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA), the single Regulatory Authority for Non-Banking Financial Institutions & a Professor of Finance at the Arab Academy for Science and Technology. Prior to his recent appointment, he’s the Executive Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange for 6 years. He was also the Chairman of the Federation Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS). He served as a Vice Chairman for Operation of the Insurance Holding Company for one year and the Vice Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange for four years from 2006-2010.

Professor Omran holds an MSc from Cairo University and Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Plymouth. UK. He was a visiting Professor in several research and academic institutions such as University of Plymouth, University of Oklahoma, the World Bank, University of Laval, and Vaasa University. He served for several years as an Economist at both the Arab Monetary Fund in Abu Dhabi & the International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C. He was an advisor to the Minister of Investment and an Acting Executive Director of the Egyptian Institute of Directors.

He had been awarded several research grants and prizes. Recently he was the Winner of the Capital Market Personality of the year 2017 in Africa. He’s one of 9 selected globally and the First and Only Egyptian to get the Distinguished Hubert Humphery Leadership Award.

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote Panel: Regional Regulators Panel