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President Sisi Issued a Decision Assigning Dr. Mohamed Farid as the Acting Chairman of FRA for One Year
07/08/2022
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued Decree No. 353 for the year 2022 assigning Dr. Mohamed Farid Saleh as the Acting Chairman of Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) for a period of one year, effective August 7, 2022.

Dr. Mohamed Farid Saleh was appointment as the Executive Chairman of EGX since August 2017 as per the Prime Ministerial Decree No. 1759/2017.  As the chairman of EGX, Dr. Farid was the Chairman of the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS), a board member of The Arab Federation of Capital Markets (AFCM), a Board member of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA).

Dr. Mohamed Farid was the chairman of the Arab Federation of Capital Markets (AFCM) for the period from 2019 to 2021 and between 2013 & 2016, Mr. Farid was an external consultant on Venture Capital and Financial Leasing for the World Bank Group in Egypt. He was also a member of the Capital Market Advisory Committee established by the Financial Regulatory Authority [FRA]. Additionally, he was the Vice Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange in 2010-2011. Farid served as the Chairman and CEO of Dcode EFC, a leading economic forecasting and advisory firm in Egypt.

Farid holds a PhD in Financial Economics from Cardiff Metropolitan University, an MSc in Quantitative Finance from CASS Business School in the United Kingdom, an MSc in Economics, Finance & Investment from York University, an MBA from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (ASST), a certificate in Venture Capital form UC Berkley, the United States of America, a certificate in Time-Series Analysis from Timberlakes Cambridge, and BSc in Foreign Trade and Economics from Helwan University.

He also served as a part time lecturer in Financial Markets, International Finance, Financial Derivatives at the American University in Egypt (AUC) and at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (ASST).