Suzan F. Hamdy
Head of the Capital Markets Group at Banque Misr
Suzan F. Hamdy is currently the Head of the Capital Markets Group at Banque Misr. She has an extensive experience spanning more than 34 years in the banking industry.
Hamdy began her career at the Credit and Syndications department at the Arab African International Bank, where she worked in a variety of banking divisions, including Project Finance, Remedial Management, Investment Banking, Retail Banking, Marketing, Business Development, and Foreign Branches.
She was formerly the Chairman of the Nile Fund Company for Development and Investment in the Nile Basin countries. She was also Board Member at the Export Development Bank and several other foreign companies.
In 2015, Hamdy was chosen among the top 10 bankers in Egypt, and as one of the 50 most influential women in the Egyptian economy in 2016. She was also selected as a member of the International Who’s Who of Professionals for the year 2009.
Moreover, Hamdy is a member of different business associations, such as the Egyptian Capital Market Association, Fixed Income Association, Egyptian Investment Management Association, the American Chamber of Commerce, the British Egyptian Business Association, and the World Studies Future Generation in Finland.
She is also Board Member of the International Company for Touristic Development, the owner of Conrad Hotel, and Misr Capital Investments S.A.E.
Hamdy had represented Egyptian banks in Visa International Risk Advisors for the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (CEMEA) region.
She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Economics from the American University in Cairo. Graduating at the age of 17, Hamdy obtained her PhD in Monetary Policy from the University of Hungarian Sciences at the age of 22, to become the youngest university graduate and PhD holder in Egypt and the Middle East.