Gamal Guemeih

Manager, Ergo Media Ventures

Egypt

A EGP 250 mn investment vehicle focused on investing in digital & traditional media and media technology, including content, distribution platforms, infrastructure and services.

Ergo Media Ventures is sponsored by Ayady for Investment & Development and is managed by NI Capital.

Gamal is also a founder and currently a non-executive board member of Springboard Investment Management Ltd.; a young investment company that serves as a regional launch pad for small and medium-scale businesses in a variety of industries in the Middle East and North Africa.

Gamal recently also held the position of Director of Business Development at Fruit Republic; a Springboard portfolio company, from establishment in 2013 until exit in January 2017. Fruit Republic is a fruit and juice company operating in the Middle Eastern and African markets and is engaged in the business of producing and selling a wide variety of fruit products, including fresh juice and fruit-related products.

Prior to pursuing his MBA, Gamal was an Associate Vice President in Private Equity at EFG Hermes, the Middle East’s largest investment bank. He joined the firm in 2009 and has been focused on analyzing investment opportunities, leading transaction executions and managing portfolio companies in the sectors of Oil & Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Building Materials and Infrastructure, among others. He also worked extensively on setting up EFGs first private equity fund in Syria with a size exceeding USD 250 mn.

Before joining EFG Hermes, Gamal worked as a Senior Analyst at HC Securities and Investments Investment Banking Department where he participated in various transactions across the sectors of Cement, Steel, Fertilizers, FMCGs, F&B and Real Estate.

Gamal holds an MBA from INSEAD and BSc in Computer Science from the American University in Cairo.