Dr. Ziad Bahaa-Eldin

Dr. Ziad Ahmed Bahaa-Eldin is an Egyptian Lawyer and expert on financial law, investment and company laws, governance, compliance and economic legislation,.


He is currently the managing partner in Thebes Consultancy and a non-executive member on several company boards of directors including HSBC Bank Egypt, the National Bank of Egypt UK, Arabian Cement Company, Emaar Egypt, AXA Egypt, Allam Holding, MTI, Samcrete for Industrial Development, and Saray Capital (Dubai International Financial Centre).


He previously held several public positions including the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Development and Minister of International Cooperation (2013-2014), Member of Parliament representing South Assiut (2012), Chairman of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority “EFSA” (2009-2011) and the Chairman of the Egyptian General Authority for Investment and Free Zones “GAFI” (2004-2007).


He is also a former non-executive member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Egypt (2004-2011), the National Bank of Egypt (2005-2010), and a former Senior Legal Advisor to the Central Bank of Egypt (2011).


From 2000 to 2004, Dr Bahaa-Eldin was a practicing lawyer in Egypt, and from 1997 to 2000 the senior legal advisor to the Minister of Economy. Prior to this, he was in private practice in Cairo and Washington, DC. Dr Bahaa-Eldin was also an adjunct lecturer at the Faculty of Law at the Cairo University (1998-2004).


He is the founder and member of the Board of Directors of the Ahmed Bahaa-Eldin Cultural Foundation, a member of the Board of Trustees of the American University in Cairo, the Board of Trustees of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration.

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