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Hanaa El Hilaly

Chairperson of Aspire Holding Company, Managing Director Alkheir Microfinance


Ms. Hanaa El Hilaly is the Former Acting Managing Director, and Director General of International Cooperation and Planning of the Social Fund for Development – Cabinet Of Ministers – Egypt (for over 13 years) mandated as an autonomous organization for Job Creation and Poverty Alleviation and Economic and Social Development on all fronts, and is a counterpart with International Donors for Resource Mobilization to finance development aspects.

El Hilaly is a member of the Advisory Board Global Council for Women in banking sector, Managing Director and Board Member at Amwal Financial Investments Pioneer Holding Group, Member of the High-Level “Team of Independent Development Goals United Nations – Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), and Member of the Board of Directors at Al Tadamon Microfinance Foundation – Egyptian Association for Small Enterprises SMEs.

Prior to SFD Ms. El Hilaly enjoyed experience for over 25 years in International, Regional and Local Banks in Areas of Marketing, Trade Finance, Wealth Management,Operations,Internal Control, Human Resources and Corporate Communications.
Ms.El Hilaly was awarded in March 2016 by His Excellency the Canadian Ambassador to Egypt for her achievements in Development, partnering with the Canadian International Development Agency “CIDA” for fostering SMES Development, SMES Strategy, and Business Development Systems “BDS” for SMES, Entrepreneurship Development and Economic Empowerment of Women.
Ms. El Hilaly won an International Award on Middle East Level at a competition organized by International Arbitrators- Consultative Center for Arbitrators “CCA” by winning Jury and Public Votes in June 2016 for her Achievements in Development and Humanitarian Giving.
Ms. El Hilaly holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Cairo University, and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the American University in Cairo.