Dr. Mohamed Farid Saleh has been appointed as Chairman of the Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) in August 2022 as per Presidential Decree No. 353/2022. He is also a Board Member of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) and a Member of the CBE’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). In September 2022, he was elected the Chairman of the Growth and Emerging Market Committee (GEMC) of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and Vice Chairman of IOSCO. Farid served as the Executive Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) since August 2017 as per the Prime Ministerial Decree No. 1759/2017 and his term was renewed in August 2021. During this period, Farid held many international positions, the Chairman of the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS) from 2017-2019 and from 2021 to August 2022; the Chairman of the Arab Federation of Capital Markets (AFCM) from 2019 to 2021; the Chairman of the Emerging Markets Working Group at the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) from 2017 till 2021; and a Board Member of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) throughout his Chairmanship of the EGX. Prior to his appointment as EGX Executive Chairman, Farid served as the Chairman and the CEO of Dcode EFC - a leading economic advisory firm in Egypt. Furthermore, between 2013 and 2016, Farid was an External Consultant on Venture Capital (VC) and Financial Leasing for the World Bank Group in Egypt and was a Member of the Capital Market Advisory Committee established by the Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA). Additionally, he served as the Vice Chairman of the EGX in 2010-2011. He also served as a part-time lecturer in Financial Markets, International Finance, and Financial Derivatives at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT). Farid holds a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Cardiff Metropolitan University, an MSc in Quantitative Finance from Bayes Business School City, University of London, an MSc in Economics, Finance & Investment from York University, and an MBA from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (ASST). He also holds a certificate in Venture Capital from UC Berkley, the United States of America, a certificate in Time-Series Analysis from Timberlake, Cambridge University, and a BSc in Foreign Trade and Economics from Helwan University.