Mohamed Omran

Mohamed Omran
  • Chairman
    The Egyptian Exchange

MSc, Cairo Univ.; PhD in Finance, Univ. of Plymouth. UK. Former: Economist, Arab Monetary Fund, Abu Dhabi; Economist, Int'l Monetary Fund, Washington DC; Adviser to the Minister of Investment; Acting Executive Director, Egyptian Institute of Directors. 2006-10, Vice-Chairman, Egyptian Exchange. Currently, Vice-Chairman, Operations Insurance Holding Company, Egypt and Professor of Finance, Arab Academy for Science and Tech. Former Visiting Professor, Univ. of Plymouth, Univ. of Oklahoma, the World Bank, Univ. of Laval, and Vaasa Univ. Research Fellow, Economic Research Forum. Reviewer for more than a dozen of Economics and Finance Journals. Author or co-author of some 40 papers; work appears in several international economics and finance journals, including: Journal of Financial Research; Journal of Comparative Economics; Journal of International Financial Markets. Recipient of awards and honours. Expertise: financial markets, corporate governance, corporate finance and privatization concentrating on the MENA region.