Walid’s leadership comes with a diverse, long and rich experience that goes for over 30 years in 5 different industries and in 8 countries as well as strong academic background gained in 3 different countries. Academically, Walid is an Electrical and Communications Engineer from Alexandria University, an MBA in Financial Engineering, Corp Finance and International Business from York University-Canada, Graduate Banking Diploma holder from Wisconsin University – USA, where he was amongst the top 5% of his class and had started DBA in “Risk Measurement Units”. He also used to teach the CFA curriculum (Finance, Portfolio Management, Equity Investments and Alternative Investments) at the American University in Cairo. He has started his career in Alexandria University teaching Physics, then moved as a Maintenance Engineer in WEPCO, then an Instruments Engineer at Schlumberger. Walid also worked for Citibank, Allianz, AIG, National Bank of Egypt, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Orient Logistics, National Bank of Kuwait, Rawaj Auto Finance and Egyptian Arab Land Bank in different countries, functions and positions. His current position with Egyptian Arab Land Bank –as Executive Deputy Chairman, responsible for the two banks in Jordan and Palestine, as well as other functions in Egypt. Walid comes with a wide and diversified Financial Services exposure, and he was also an instructor at the American University in Cairo and Alexandria University. Walid was elected in ADIB to become the Chairman of the Board of the Bank Pension Fund, and he also served as a Board member in Orient Logistics and Rawaj Finance.