Dr. Fouad Shaker has over 40 years in international and Middle Eastern banking & finance, while working for various global and regional entities, with specialization in international business and banking.
Dr. Shaker served in various senior executive positions, including: as the Secretary General of the Union of Arab Banks for 14 years (Beirut, Lebanon), the Secretary General of the World Union of Arab Bankers (Beirut, Lebanon), Deputy Secretary General of the Union of Arab Banks (Beirut, Lebanon), General Director, Banking Supervision Division at the Central Bank of Egypt (Cairo, Egypt), Assistant Director, Banking Supervision for Training & Development at the Central Bank of Kuwait (Safat, Kuwait), Senior Advisor to the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (Safat, Kuwait), Senior Inspector to Banque Misr, Bour Said Bank, and Jamhuria Bank (Cairo, Egypt), Head of Banking Reform Team at the World Bank (Washington D.C. USA), Advisor to the Egyptian Investment Authority (Cairo, Egypt), and as Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic & Financial Affairs (Cairo, Egypt),
Dr. Shaker has published several papers & books on banking & financial issues. He is a Senior Speaker at international banking & finance conferences - with a long record of teaching & advisory activities.
Dr. Shaker holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration & Finance (with dissertation, which utilized cases on the Russian banking system). He is also an accredited Chartered Accountant (CPA).