Mohammed Omran

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Mohammed Omran
Occupation Executive Chairman
Employer Egyptian Exchange
Location Cairo

Mohammed Omran is the executive chairman of the Egyptian Exchange and a professor of finance at the Arab Academy for Science and Technology. He is also a board member on the Privatization Agency of Kosovo. Omran has also severed several years as an economist at both the Arab Monetary Fund in Abu Dhabi and the International Monetary Fund.

Omran has been awarded several research grants and prizes, he was a Fullbright Scholar and a research fellow at the Economic Research Forum.

He has authored close to 40 papers on topics ranging from financial markets to corporate privatization.


Prior to his current job, Omran was the vice chairman for operation of the Insurance Holding Company in Egypt. He also served as a vice chairman of the Egyptian Exchange for four years from 2006-2010. Omran has served as a visiting professor at the University of Plymouth, University of Oklahoma, the World Bank, University of Laval, and Vaasa University.

He was an advisor to the minister of investment and an acting executive director of the Egyptian Institute of Directors.[1]


Omran holds an MSc from Cairo University and Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Plymouth, UK.


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