Mrs. Mervat Zohdy El Sayed Soltan


Appointed as the Chairperson of Export Development Bank of Egypt on 20/11/2016 with the mandate to drive the Bank’s strategic role in helping to grow the Egyptian export sector.
She enjoys 34 years of banking experience in local, regional and global institutions and brings to EBE vast experience through her senior international and regional roles within these banks. Mervat served various senior positions from 1991 until 2016.
She worked as the Regional Head of Financial Institutions coverage for North Africa & Levant in HSBC Middle East, Dubai; Vice President Global Transaction Banking in Deutsche Bank Egypt covering the same North Africa & Levant region. In addition, she held other various senior roles within local & regional banks and helped develop the business strategy for these banks’ growth in the Egyptian Market.
Mervat Soltan earned both her B.A. and M.B.A. in Business Administration from the American University in Cairo, with highest honors, and has undergone several international training programs that have added to her technical and leadership skills.