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.
He is currently the Managing Partner of Bahaa-ElDin Law Office in Cooperation with BonelliErede and Managing Partner of Thebes Consultancy, and has more than 30 year of experience in the fields of legal consultancy, compliance and governance of financial institutions. Now, Dr. Bahaa El-Din holds the positions of non-executive Board Member at AXA-Egypt, MTI, Samcrete for Industrial Development, Arabia Cement Company, NBE-UK, Saray Capital—DIFC, and Hassan Allam Holding.
In the field of volunteer work, he 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 of Cairo, and Chairman of the Ahmed Bahaa El-Din Cultural Foundation in Assiut.
Previously, he 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 of Law from Cairo University in 1986 and in Economics from the American University in Cairo in 1987.