Walid Hassouna

CEO, EFG Hermes Finance at EFG Hermes


Mr. Walid Hassouna is the Chief Executive Officer of EFG Hermes Finance, the Non-Bank Financial Institution platform and a member of the Executive Committee of EFG Hermes. He is also the Head of DCM and Chairman of PayTabs Egypt and EFG- EV Fintech.

Mr. Hassouna is also a Non-Executive Board Member of valU, Tanmeyah Microenterprises, EFG Hermes Corp-Solutions, Tokio Marine Life Insurance, and Bedaya for Mortgage — all subsidiaries of EFG Hermes Finance. He is also a Board Member at Karm Solar and previously the CEO of valU.

Prior to joining EFG Hermes in 2016, Mr. Hassouna was General Manager and Head of Structured Finance and Investment Banking at Bank Audi. Over a 17-year banking career that began at Misr International Bank, he closed structured and project finance transactions in excess of USD 15 billion.. He also structured and executed several award-winning deals in project finance and M&A within Egypt and GCC, in addition to several investment banking transactions. He has also been the Head of Structured Finance and Syndication in Banque Misr where he successfully managed to top the league table of the MENA region in syndicated loans.

Mr. Hassouna is a B.B.A holder from Cairo University, where he graduated with highest honors. He also holds an MBA from J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University as well as an Islamic Finance Qualification from CISI- UK.


  • CEO, EFG Hermes Finance

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