Chairman of the Board of Directors of NI Capital
Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of The National Investment Bank

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Montasser is currently Deputy Chairperson and Managing Director of NIB, bringing with him over 40 years of banking experience. Prior to this, he held the post of Deputy Chairman of National Bank of Egypt since 2008. In 2017, he was appointed to Banque Misr’s Board of Directors. He also holds board positions on several key Egyptian companies such as Arab Contractors, National Air Navigation Services Co. and Holding Co. for Roads & Bridges. He holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Ain Shams University and a Master’s in Banking from his alma mater.


Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director at NI Capital

Member (Executive)

With more than 25 years of investment banking experience, Mr. Metwally has been appointed by NI Capital’s Board to lead NI Capital as its Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Metwally will be taking over the transformation of the company’s business strategy in line with the Government’s vision and its new business model of having a publicly owned company privately managed by leading expertise.

Prior to joining NI Capital, Mr. Metwally held the position of Deputy CEO at HC Securities & Investment since 2012. Before that he was the Managing Director & CEO of Siraj Finance, a mortgage finance company based in Abu Dhabi. Mr. Metwally had previously held the positions of the Regional Head of Middle East Investment Banking at Salomon Brothers (London), and subsequently Merrill Lynch based (London), and Standard Chartered Bank and HSBC based in Dubai. Mr. Metwally’s investment banking transaction experience spans a wide range of sectors and products including M&A advisory, equity and debt capital markets transactions, and leveraged finance. Mr. Metwally started his career on Wall Street as a real estate equity research analyst at Salomon Brothers New York.

He also held other positions including  Senior Financial Advisor to the Minister of Finance of Egypt through the USAID where he focused on direct investments made by the National Investment Bank and the efforts of the Ministry of Finance to develop the mortgage finance business, Adjunct Professor of Finance at Cal State University, Long Beach California, and Managing Director of Orbel, a private investment company in USA, and CEO of LAM Consulting a private advisory firm in the UAE.

Mr. Metwally earned his MBA at Columbia Business School, New York (USA) where he was awarded the Merit Fellowship, and later received Executive Leadership training at INSEAD (France) and London Business School (United Kingdom.)

Prior to joining the investment banking industry, Mr. Metwally was a Registered Architect in the State of New York (1985-1993.)  He holds a BA in Architecture from Pratt Institute (New York) and BSc in Architectural Engineering from Cairo University (Egypt.)

Mr. Metwally is a member on the Board of NI Capital Holding, Ayady for Investment and Development and Damietta Furniture City (DFC).   Mr. Metwally had previously served on the Boards of several institutions including Egyptians Abroad Investment Company (ODEN), HC Brokerage Company, HC Investment Bank DIFC, the Advisory Board of Cairo Stock Exchange, Addax Bank, Siraj Finance Company, Alkine Benzene E-LAB company, and Fajr Gas Pipeline Company.


Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ayady for Investment and Development Company

Member (Nonexecutive)

Mr. Saleh served as Egypt’s Minister of Investment from 2012 to 2013 after having held the position of Chairman of the Egyptian Mortgage Finance Authority from 2005 to 2009. In September 2009, he was appointed Chairman of the General Authority for Investment (GAFI). He is also a Board Member of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority. In addition, he served as Regional Manager of American Express Bank Ltd.


Member (Nonexecutive)

Mr. Sherif Samy is an experienced senior executive in the areas of investment, financial markets and corporate governance.

He serves as non-executive chairman or board member of a number of companies in the automotive, education and financial services sector. Additionally, he is a member of the Investment Board of the State Pension Funds and of the International Advisory Board of the UAE Securities & Commodities Authority.

Mr. Samy has most recently completed a four-year term as head of Egypt’s independent non-banking financial regulatory authority (FRA) where he achieved a major legislative and regulatory leap in capital markets, insurance, mortgage, leasing, private pensions, factoring and microfinance.

He served on the board of the Central Bank of Egypt (2013 – 2017) and its Monetary Policy Committee, and a member of the board of the country’s National Payment Council. He also headed the board of the Financial Services Institute, the Egyptian Institute of Directors and the Egyptian Accounting & Auditing Standards Committee.

In 2014, Mr. Samy was the first Egyptian to be elected to the board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), he was reelected for a second term in 2016. He was also elected president of the Union of Arab Securities Authorities in 2016 / 2017.

Prior to that, he was the managing director of Banque Misr – investment arm “Misr Capital” and a board member of Banque Du Caire. Starting from 2007 he was appointed for several consecutive terms to the board of the investment promotion agency (GAFI).

Mr. Samy previously held leadership positions in investment management and consulting firms, operating in Egypt and various countries within the Arab region. He started his career with global consulting firm Accenture in Chicago in 1987.


Member (Nonexecutive)

Dr. Khaled Serry Seyam has 27 years of academic and practical experience in the legal and financial fields. Currently Dr. Seyam is the Executive Chairman of the Judicial and Legal Studies Institute in Bahrain and is appointed on the Board of Directors at several companies including the National Investment Bank, the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK Egypt) and the National Postal Authority.

Since starting his banking career at Chase National Bank Egypt, Dr. Seyam became General Manager of Commercial International Bank, then moved to HSBC Bank Egypt as General Manager for corporate banking. He later became Chairman of HSBC Securities in Egypt and in 2011, became Managing Director and Deputy CEO of HSBC Bank Egypt. The same year, he was appointed Chairman and CEO of Banque du Caire. Since June 2012, Dr. Seyam served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Banque Misr Europe. Dr. Seyam also previously served as Chairman of the Egyptian Stock Market Authority and Chairman of the Egyptian Stock Exchange and Executive Director of the Financial Services Institute.

As senior legal advisor to the Ministers of Foreign Trade and Finance, and senior legal advisor to the Private Public Partnership (PPP) Unit, Dr. Seyam led the drafting of the PPP law, and supervised the legal tender procedures for the first major PPP projects in education, health, and wastewater. Dr. Seyam took part in drafting several Egyptian laws and advised governments and international institutions on matters of legal reforms.


Deputy Chairman of Egyptian Gulf Bank

Member (Nonexecutive)

Mr. Assar currently serves as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Vice Chairman and Executive Director of Egyptian Gulf Bank. Mr. Assar held the position of Director of Arab International Bank from 2013 to 2015 and served as Deputy Governor and Director of Central Bank of Egypt. He holds Master’s in Finance from a joint program at Syracuse and Harvard Universities, a Bachelor’s in Economics from The American University in Cairo and completed the Advanced Management Program for Global Executives at Wharton Business School


First Undersecretary of the National Investment Bank for investments and resources

Member (Nonexecutive)

Mrs. Mostafa has over three decades of experience in the finance industry, having been with National Investment Bank since 1987 in numerous capacity. Currently, she serves as National Investment Bank’s First Deputy, Head of Investment & Resources. She is a member on the Board of Directors of Fajr Egyptian Natural Gas Company and Arab Investment Bank. Mrs. Mostafa has previously served on the boards of Export Development Bank, Abkot Development and Tourism Company, Smart Aviation Company, e-finance Company, Mopco Company and as a member of the Interim Committee for the management of Akedma. She holds a Bachelor’s in Economics and Political Science from Cairo University.