ACCA event – Cairo – 4th February (previously advertised 5th February)

We are excited to announce that we are hosting our first-ever ACCA special event in Cairo on Saturday, 4th of February from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. This is a fantastic opportunity for our ACCA Members, Future Members and key stakeholders in the country, to network and meet each other face-to-face. We will talk through the latest developments at ACCA as well as be joined by a speaker covering Currency devaluation in Egypt. 

This event was previously advertised to be held on Sunday 5th of February, and we apologize for the change in date. If you registered for this date, and if you still wish to attend, there is no need to register a second time.

Event details:

*NEW DATE*:          Saturday, 4th February 2023

Time:                         7:00 PM to 10:00 pm 

Venue:                      Helnan Landmark Hotel – New Cairo

Location:                 90th Street, 5th Settlement, New Cairo, Cairo, 99999, Egypt

Hotel contact:         +20 2 25 371 371

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  • 7:00 to 8:00 PM – Networking and dinner
  • 8:00 to 8:15 PM – Welcome remarks led by Fazeela Gopalani, Head of ACCA Middle East
  • 8:15 to 9:00 PM – Currency devaluation in Egypt led by Ashraf El Khatib, MBA, CFA
  • 9:00 to 9:45 PM – Updates on ACCA strategy in Egypt with a presentation on ACCA’s latest ACCA learning programmes, certificates and courses led by Malek Sarieddine, Regional Business Development Manager – ACCA Middle East
  • 9:45 to 10:00 PM – Presentation to ALP’s and ESSA with group photos

This event is free to attend however spaces are limited and registration is mandatory.  We will be operating on a first-come-first-serve basis. I look forward to seeing you there. 

Fazeela Gopalani

Head of ACCA Middle East  

Meet our speaker; Ashraf El Khatib, MBA, CFA

A qualified institutional investment executive with over 20 years of investment experience in public and private companies and funds across EMEA. Ashraf’s career reflects a track record in private equity, financial and commercial advisory, financial audit, strategy, leadership and innovation, and general management.

Currently, Ashraf is the Chief Investment Officer at the Egyptian investment arm of one of the largest global sovereign wealth funds.

Recently, he joined the Education Advisory Committee (EAC) of the CFA Institute, where Ashraf is the only member from MEA within a 14 members international committee. He also, the Vice President of CFA Society Egypt.

Ashraf completed the MBA at IE Business School. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), passed the Certified Public Accountant exams (CPA), and received the CFA Institute ESG Investing Certificate. Ashraf is a certified director with studies at Harvard Business school, the Institute of Directors (IoD in London), and IFC.