Members Companies

European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

About Company
About the company :

Reem El Saady joined EBRD in May 2012 and is currently the Regional
Principle Manager for the SMEs Finance and Development (Advisory ) Program
for Egypt and the Levant. The program supports small business with special
focus on women and Youth.
Prior to joining EBRD she worked as an advisor to the Minister of Investment
and had during her work at the Ministry established both “Bedaya Centre for
Entrepreneurship and SMEs Development” as well as “Bedaya Fund for SMEs
Development” – one of the first on-shore private equity funds dedicated for
financing SMEs and innovative start-ups During the period from 2010 to March
2012, she was the board member and CEO of Bedaya Private Equity Fund for
SMEs financing.
El Saady was also an appointed member in the Technical Committee established
by HE the Minister of Trade and Industry in 2017 to design the organizational
structure for the new National SMEs Development Agency.
Reem El Saady was during the period from 1996 to 2009 the Lead Program
Coordinator of the Egyptian Swiss Development Fund – a special fund dedicated
to support the socio- economic development of underserved communities and
the empowerment of women.
She holds a BA and MA in economics from the American University in Cairo and
is currently a PHD candidate at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science
writing her thesis on the Egyptian SMEs in an Era of Reforms.

Contact Details
Member Name: Reem El Saady
Title: Principle Manager for the SMEs Finance & Development
Cairo, Egypt