Basel Elhenni

Non Executive Chairman, Financial Sector Investment Fund Company


Basel is a seasoned banking/finance professional – 30+ years- with a high level of technical skills, well developed interpersonal skills, and excellent contacts and relationship with all sectors , government and private. Result oriented, with solid transaction experience and proven track record of measurable achievements, brought about by team building, leadership, and general management capabilities. Besides Banking, serving as a Senior Advisor to Egypt’s Minister of Finance brought him closer to the process of high policy decision making. The two years spent with the Government (during which he led the successful privatization of Bank of Alexandria) availed gave him exposure which enhanced and broadened his skills and expertise, and widened contacts with all levels of government. This brought on the ability to “open doors“: breaking ground, removing bureaucratic obstacles facing business, originating lines of business, and enhancing market standing.