Ramy Echo is an independent financial advisor to regional institutions and family businesses. He has an outstanding track record across industries and asset classes where he advised on more than USD 5 billion in buy and sell side transactions. He has successfully repositioned and restructured many companies while establishing and implementing corporate and investment strategies. Mr. Echo is currently engaged with managing a global balanced investment portfolio, leading the turnaround of a regional family owned conglomerate and structuring a real estate investment trust. Previously, he used to manage more than USD 2 billion in real estate and advise on debt and equity capital markets offerings, mergers & acquisitions and privatizations. He also advised financial institutions with a global consulting firm and financed projects and companies with a leading regional bank. Mr. Echo holds a Masters in Finance from ESCP and has completed the AICF at INSEAD and the AMDP at HARVARD.