Dr. Khaled Serry Seyam has 28 years of academic and practical experience in the legal and financial fields, including, Commercial Law, Capital Markets, Tax and public Finance, Public Private Partnership, Project Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Criminal law, Criminal procedure law, International Criminal Law.
He was involved in drafting various Egyptian Laws and Regulations such as the Tax Law, PPP Law and Regulation, Securitization Law, Economic Courts Law, Non-Banking Financial Markets Law, Sukuk Regulations, amendments of Capital Markets Law, amendments of Criminal Procedures Law, Consumer Protection Law, Investment Law, Rules for listed companies on the Egyptian Stock Exchange, in addition to advising Governments and International Institutions on legal reforms including, Jordan, Bahrain, Kenya, Libya, Saint Lucia, World Bank (WB), World Health Organization (WHO), United Nation for Drugs and Organized Crime (UNODC) and (UN Women).
As a senior legal advisor to the Minister of Foreign Trade (2002-2005) and to the Minister of Finance (2005-2010), Dr Seyam participated in the majority of economic legal reforms.
In his capacity as Vice Chairman of the Egyptian Market Authority (2008-2009), as Vice Chairman of the Financial supervisory Authority (2009-2010) and as Chairman of the Egyptian Stock Exchange (2010-2011), Dr. Seyam contributed in the regulatory Capital Market reform process in Egypt.
Dr. Seyam also served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the General Authority of Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) (2009-till 2017), the Investor Protection Fund (2008-2011), the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) (2011-2013) and the General Authority for the Suez Canal Special Economic Zone, (2015 till 2018).
Dr. Seyam was also appointed to the Board of Directors of Misr Settlement, Depository and Clearing Company (MCDR) (2011 till 2018), the Egyptian Mortgage Refinance Company (EMRC) (2012 till 2019), Banque Du Caire (BDC) (2013 till 2017), the Arab Moltaqa Investment Company (AMIC) (2014 till now), the National Investment Bank (2017 till now), and NI Capital for Financial Consultancy (2017 till now), the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK Egypt) (2018 till now), the National Postal Authority (2018 till now).
As a senior Legal Advisor to the Egyptian PPP unit (2007-2010), he led the drafting of the PPP law, The PPP Executive Regulation, the PPP model Contract, the legal part of the PPP toolkit and supervised the Legal Tender procedures for the first mega PPP wastewater project, hospitals project. As a consultant to the World Bank, he led the drafting of the PPP regulation in Kenya, Saint Lucia, and Jordan.
As a Consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional office, Dr. Seyam participated in the reviewing the Egyptian Global Health Insurance Law.
Dr. Seyam led the founding of the Financial Service Institute (FSI) with the vision to be the pioneer regional training and research Center for the Non-Banking Financial Services. He was appointed as an Executive Director of the Institute (2011-2013), as a Board member of the Institute (2013 till now) and as a Board member of The Egyptian Institute of Directors (EIOD) (2016 till now).
This practical experience is also supplemented by some academic research. Dr. Seyam contributed in the creation of the French Section of the Faculty of Law, Ain Shams University, in collaboration with Jean Moulin University, Lyon 3, France. He was appointed as the Deputy Manager of this section for more than seven years (2003-2008) and from (2013-2015).
For his contribution and research in Criminal Law, Dr Khaled Seyam has been elected as a Deputy Secretary General (2013-2014) and as a Board Member (2015 till now) of the International Association for Penal Law based in Paris (AIDP).
Since 2015, Dr Seyam was nominated as the Executive Chairman of the Bahraini Judicial and Legal studies Institute affiliated to Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs of Bahrain.