Rami El-Dokany has more than nineteen years of professional experience in the field of capital markets private equity, investments, corporate finance, strategic planning and business development, accompanied by a strong educational background, from prominent local and international institutions.
El-Dokany was appointed as the Executive Chairman of The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) on August 25, 2022. Prior to this, in 2019, Rami was appointed as Secretary General of the Arab Federation of Capital Markets, to formulate a common vision for the Arab Capital markets. Arab Federation of Capital Markets is the home for more than 24 Arab exchanges and clearing houses, as well as many prominent brokerage firms throughout the Arab World. During his post as the Secretary General of the AFCM, he managed, to tailor a strategic restructuring program of the federation, allowing more inclusion among its members, abiding to governance practices and providing a sustainable path for the federation, taking its revenues from $ 190 in 2019 to over $ 650 m by the end of 2022.
Rami co-founded Pride Capital in 2017 to utilize his long experience in financial services and investments and passion to technology, and recently launched a fintech accelerator with Start-up boot camp in Cairo – the program is supported by Alex Bank, Visa, IFC, GIZ, Pharos Holding, Ayady & Exprot Development Bank of Egypt, and has invested in more than 11 startups in 1 year.
Rami was a Board member of BM Lease– subsidiary to Banque Misr, and an Investment committee member of the VC program of the Social Development Fund (in cooperation with the World Bank), where he approved several investments in debt and equity with multiple start-ups and accelerators like Cairo based Flat6Labs, as well a former Investment Committee member of the Insurance Holding Co.
His last post was VP at Al-Ahly Capital Holding – the investment arm of the National Bank of Egypt. During his post, he joined the Board of Directors of one of the leading oil refineries in Alexandria – Alexandria Mineral Oils Co. and handled the strategic restructuring of the company’s investor’s relations and approach to the Capital Markets. Before that, Rami worked in HC investment banking, Etisalat Misr, LINKdotNET, and MIBank.
Rami Holds an M.Sc. From Wales University & B.Sc. in economics from Cairo University. As well as several executive certificates including Oxford University Fintech program, Cambridge University’s strategy for CXOs program, London Business School Private Equity program, and Amsterdam Institute of Finance Valuation program.