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Mr. Seifallah Mohamed Amin Fikry

Board Member, Independent/ Non-executive.
Member, Audit Committee.

Seif Fikry, an accomplished C-level executive within the MENA region's capital Markets, brings forth a wealth of experience spanning over 27 years in securities, coverage, origination, and market regulation. In November 2018, he assumed the roles of Board Member and CEO at Chimera Capital, contributing significantly to the launch of the first SCA Umbrella fund and SCA ETF in 2020. Prior to this, Fikry founded Afkar Capital in ADGM in December 2015, where he pioneered the introduction of the MENA region's inaugural UCITS Physical in-kind ETF in collaboration with S&P and BNY Mellon. Furthermore, Mr. Seif is a Managing Partner at Lunate, in his position, Mr. Seif oversees Lunate’s Public Markets Strategy and Operations.

During his extensive 18-year tenure at EFG Hermes, Fikry served on the Executive Committee and spearheaded the establishment of the company's first international operation. This endeavor grew to encompass 110 employees, generating USD 100 million in revenue and facilitating over USD 75 billion in annual trading volume. His leadership propelled EFG UAE to attain the No.1 ranking on both DFM and ADX. Fikry played significant roles in the ESCA Advisory Committee (2013-14) and the Nasdaq Dubai Practitioner Committee. Additionally, he founded the EFG Hermes One on One Conference in 2001, now recognized as a premier MENA investment conference.

Mr. Seif Fikry's distinguished career has been marked by numerous accolades, including MENA Sales awards from Reuters and Institutional Investor, along with the MENA Fund Manager Performance Award for "ETF’s" His in-depth understanding of the client base, comprising local brokers and asset managers, has been instrumental in his sustained success in sales and business development.

Academicaly, Mr. Seif is a graduate of the American University of Cairo.