Ms. Hanaa El-Hilaly is currently the Executive Director at El Kheir Microfinance and the Non-Executive Chairman of Aspire Capital Holding company. Prior to that, El-Hilaly is the Former Acting Managing Director, and Director General of International Cooperation and Planning of the Social Fund for Development – Cabinet Of Ministers – Egypt (Currently the MSMEDA)(for over 13 years) mandated as an autonomous organization for job creation and poverty alleviation and economic and social development on all fronts, and is a counterpart with International Donors for Resource Mobilization to finance development aspects. Prior to SFD Ms. El Hilaly enjoyed experience for over 25 years in International, Regional, and DevelLocal Banks in the Areas of Marketing, Trade Finance, Wealth Management, Operations, Internal Control, Human Resources, and Corporate Communications.
Ms. El Hilaly is a member of several associations including but not limited to, member of the board of trustees of; “The Egyptian SMES Association”, “Arab Foundation for Young Scientists.” and “El Nidaa Foundation“. Member of the High Level “Independent Team of Advisers” on the Sustainable Development Dialogue with UN ECOSOC–New York., Member of the Advisory Board of “The Global Council for Women in the Banking Sector, FinTech and Financial Services”- Lafferty Group, Member and one of the Founders of the Global Forum for Advisory Bodies for SDGs initiative of the German Council for Sustainable Development and UN DESA, The Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs, Chairperson of the International Cooperation committee and the Small and Micro Enterprises-SMEs Committee of the Canadian Egyptian Business Council CEBC, and member of the American, Canadian and European Business Councils and Chambers of Commerce in Egypt.
Ms.El Hilaly was awarded by the Canadian Ambassador to Egypt for her achievements in Development, partnering with the Canadian International Development Agency “CIDA“. She won an International Award on Middle East Level at a competition organized by International Arbitrators “ CCA”, and was voted as one of the Top 21 businesswomen in EGYPT.
ElHilaly holds a BA from Cairo University and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the American University in Cairo.