Head of Asset Management
Mr. Seif joined EFG Hermes in October 2013 as Head of the firm’s Asset Management division.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Seif worked as a Managing Director of Finance Unlimited at regional investment company Citadel Capital, where he was responsible for growing investments for portfolio holdings covering various industries: commercial banking, integrated investment banking, micro lending and insurance brokerage. After beginning his professional career in Egypt in 1991 with Shell and, later, Citibank, Seif worked for a decade in London with JP Morgan and Investec as a fund manager, where he maintained a focus on markets including Turkey, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Throughout, Seif both managed existing funds and launched new products, earning a reputation for delivering consistent excess returns over relevant benchmarks and for topping like-for-like peers in both rising and declining markets.
Mr. Seif earned his MBA in Finance from the Katz School at the University of Pittsburgh and his BSc in Economics from Cairo University.
Mr. Hussain joined EFG Hermes in August 2015 to head Asset Management’s Business Development division, boasting 25 years of industry experience. Previously, he spent eight years as the head of MENA Equities and Global Frontier Markets at J.P. Morgan Securities in Dubai, where he worked as the Executive Director of Asia Pacific Equities. Over the years, Hussain has held posts at a number of reputable institutions such as ING Barings in New York, Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong and AKD Investment Management in Karachi, Pakistan. Hussain is a graduate of Pennsylvania University’s Wharton School of Business.
Mr. Nabil Moussa is the Head of Asset Management in Egypt and Portfolio Manager responsible for several long-only mandates. The mandates include financial institutions, insurance firms, government pension funds and sovereign funds. He is also a member of the investment committee.
Prior to joining EFG Hermes, Mr. Moussa worked for HC Securities and Investment as a Managing Director overseeing the Investment and Sales Team. Mr. Moussa structured investment strategies for several long-only mutual funds and government agencies. He was also active in expanding the firm's client base.
Previously, Mr. Moussa started his career with EFG Hermes Asset Management. He completed the Investment Analysis course of Chase and now has over 15 years of experience in Investment Management.
Mr. Moussa completed a three month training program at Morgan Stanley in New York and is a member of the Egyptian Investment Management Association (EIMA). He holds a Bachelor degree In Economics from Cairo University with a minor in Political Science.
Khalil El Bawab joined EFG Hermes in May 2007 and is responsible for managing a variety Egyptian money market, capital protected, and fixed income funds and portfolios with AUMs close to $2Bln under his management.
Prior to joining EFG Hermes Asset Management, Khalil held the position of Assistant Chief Dealer at Arab Bank plc's Treasury & Capital Markets Department where he worked since 1998 and was responsible for managing a fixed income portfolio in excess of $500mios.
In 1998, Mr. El Bawab graduated with high honors (Magna Cum Laude) from the American University in Cairo with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance concentration. He went on to get his MBA in Banking and Finance from Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands with distinction in 2008.