Dr. Ziad Ahmed Bahaa El-Din
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors Representative of Intesa Sanpaolo
Dr. Bahaa El-Din has occupied a number of high-level political and economic appointments, most notably as Egypt’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Cooperation, Executive Chairman of the Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA), Executive Chairman of the Egyptian General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), the Legal Advisor to Egypt’s former Minister of Economy and board member in the Central Bank of Egypt.
Dr. Bahaa El-Din, is currently the Managing Partner of Bahaa-Eldin Law Office (in Cooperation with BonelliErede) and the Managing Partner of Thebes Consultancy, and has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of legal consultancy, compliance and governance of financial institutions.
Dr. Bahaa El-Din currently holds the positions of non-executive Board Member at AXA -Egypt, MTI, Samcrete for Industrial Development, Arabian Cement Company, NBE-UK, Saray Capital - DIFC, and Hassan Allam Holding.
In the field of volunteer work, Dr. Bahaa El-Din is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, a Member of the Board of Trustees of the American University in Cairo, and Chairman of the Ahmed Bahaa El-Din Cultural Foundation in Assiut.
Dr. Bahaa El-Din earned his PhD in Financial Law from the London School of Economics in 1997, and his Master’s Degree in International Business Law
from the University of London in 1989. He earned his undergraduate degrees in law from Cairo University in 1986 and in economics from the American University in Cairo in 1987.