CEO & Managing Director

With more than 28 years of investment banking experience, Mr. Metwally has been appointed by NI Capital’s Board on August 1st, 2019; to lead NI Capital as its Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Metwally has taken 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 experts.

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 (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.

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 also the non-executive chairman of Tamweely Microfinance Company, a non-executive board member of Ayady Holding, Egypt Ventures, EBE Factoring, Ayady Misr for Industrial Development, Ergo Media Ventures. 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 International Advisory Board of Cairo Stock Exchange, Addax Bank, Siraj Finance Company, Alkine Benzene E-LAB company, and Fajr Gas Pipeline Company.


Managing Director – Investment Banking & Advisory

Mr. Ihab Swellem joined NI Capital in 2017 as Managing Director of Investment Banking & Advisory Services. He brings 25 years of experience in commercial banking, investment banking, treasury and project finance in large financial and blue-chip corporations. He has executed complex mandates in Egypt, the GCC and Algeria, in addition to several cross-border transactions in Europe and the MENA region.

Prior to joining NI Capital, Mr. Swellam was the Vice President of Corporate Finance and Advisor to the Chairman at MMID Group, an investment company owned by both the Mansour Group and the Maghraby Group. MMID has been particularly active in Egypt’s financial sector, owning equity in several investment banking and insurance firms.

Mr. Swellam has extensive experience with leading Egyptian based blue-chip companies. He served as CFO of Palm Hills Developments Co. (PHD), a leading real estate developer with an expansive portfolio spanning different development stages nationwide and one of the largest land banks in the country. Additionally, Mr. Swellem held several positions – in both Egypt and overseas – at Orascom Telecom SAE.

Mr. Swellem holds a Masters in Business Administration from Maastricht School of Business, Netherlands and a Bachelor of Accountancy from Cairo University, Egypt.


Managing Director - Private Equity

Mr. Hazem Kamel joined NI Capital as the Managing Director of Private Equity, bringing with him approximately 20 years of corporate experience in various Investment management activities in Egypt as well as the wider MENA region.

Prior to joining NI Capital, Mr. Kamel was the Chairman and Managing Director of Naeem Financial Investments (the Asset Management arm of Naeem Holding, one of the largest growing investment banks in the MENA region) with a mandate to drive the strategy and daily operations in both Egypt and UAE.  Prior to that, Mr. Kamel headed Naeem’s Investment Unit where he was responsible for growing the AUM in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from USD0.5bn to USD3.1bn, as well as running the operations of the Investment Management Division.

Mr. Kamel began his career at Prime Holding in 1997 and acquired extensive financial expertise from various positions within the organization. He also served as a member of the Investment Committee of the Mediterranean Fund managed by Rothschild Asset Management and co-managed by Prime.

Mr. Kamel holds MBA from Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands, Executive Education in Private Equity from Oxford University and BSc in Accounting, English section from Ain Shams University, Egypt. He serves on several boards, including Enmaa for leasing, Tamweely for Micro Finance, Ayady Misr for Industrial Development and Ayady Facility Management.

Mohamed El Nabarawy

Managing Director – Asset Management

Managing Director and head of Asset Management

Prior to joining NI Capital, Mohamed El Nabarawy acted as the managing director and head of asset management at HC Securities and Investment where he built a strong investment team that was able to rank among the top asset managers in Egypt in addition to outperforming the index for six consecutive years.

Before joining HC, he acted as the CEO of the Arab African Investment Holding (AAIB) after heading the asset management department where he succeeded to double their assets under management to EGP4.0Bn in 2014 compared to EGP1Bn. in 2010. El Nabarawy held several positions in SHUAA Capital PLC, Dubai and EFG-Hermes which contributed to perfecting his long and diversified expertise in both financial analysis and asset management across the local and regional markets.

Mohamed El Sherbiny

Managing Director – Asset Management Fixed Income

Mohamed Elsherbiny joined NI Capital in April 2019 and currently serves as the Managing Director for fixed income. He has almost two decades of diverse experience in both commercial and investment banks. Before his current role, Elsherbiny held various leadership positions, including Chairman and Managing Director of Cairo National Company for Investment and Securities, as well as board member at National Glass Company and Alexandria National Company for Investment and Securities. He was also previously Head of Capital Market at Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Egypt in the investment and private banking group.

From 2010, Elsherbiny managed fixed income portfolios at CI Capital Holding, achieving the highest risk-adjusted return among peers for institutional portfolios for banks, insurance companies, and governmental institutions. He was also a member of the investment committee.

Elsherbiny started his career at Commercial International Bank, Egypt (CIB), and worked in various roles, including the US Embassy unit and strategic relations group, and senior trader global market treasury & capital market group. He obtained his ACI dealing certificate and attended several training courses with UBS London and Credit Suisse Zurich. He is also a certified Islamic fund manager and certified Islamic finance executive. In 2007, he obtained his credit course from the American Banker Association & Arab Academy Banking and Financial Science. He obtained his certificate in quantitative finance from Stanford Center for Professional Development, Stanford University in 2016.

Moataz Ashmawy

Managing Director of Arabeya Online for Securities Brokerage

Moataz Ashmawy is the Managing Director of Arabeya Online for Securities Brokerage. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting – English Section from Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University.

Ashmawy has a track record in the Stock Market field for more than 16 years.

In 2005, He started his career path as a junior auditor in Ernest & Young. But soon he started his career path in the Stock Market field by joining Arabeya Online for Securities Brokerage in Oct. 2006 as an Account Officer; throughout the years, he gained a solid experience in the stock market operations starting in Arabeya Online as a Junior Account Manager and ending up as a Trading and Customer Service Manager in Oct. 2013.

In Mar. 2015, Ashmawy moved to Naeem Brokerage – (Naeem Holding For investment) as Managing Director– Branches. And in Dec. 2016, he broadened his experience in the branches sector by moving to Mubasher International for Security Brokerage Egypt as Managing Director– Branches

Moataz Ashmawy rejoined his original home; Arabeya Online for Securities Brokerage in July 2017 as the Managing Director.

Laila El Ghawass

Managing Director of Branches at Arabeya Online for Securities Brokerage

Laila El Ghawass is the Managing Director of Branches at Arabeya Online for Securities Brokerage. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science, Cairo University.

Laila has a track record in Stock Market field for more than 16 years. In Sept. 2000, She started her career path as a banker and joined the Egyptian American Bank (Currently Credit Agricole) and then Piraeus Bank.

In 2006, She made a career shift to the stock market field by joining Arabeya Online for Securities Brokerage in Feb. 2006. She was one of the AOLb’s initial team.

Throughout her years at AOLb’, she gained solid experience in stock market operations starting as a Junior Account Manager and ending up as Risk and Quality Assurance Manager – FATCA R.O.

In Aug. 2017, she was assigned by Board of Directors as Managing Director– Branches.

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