The session covers the essentials of how to build a career in investment banking, including:

  • What are the main investment banking activities
  • How does the Middle Eastern investment banking landscape look and what is the outlook for the level of activity in the region
  • What  is the career track of an investment banker

About the Speaker

Youssef Salem is a Vice President at Moelis & Company, a global independent investment bank. He has over eight years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, restructuring and strategic advisory transactions across a broad range of industries. Youssef holds a B.S. in Actuarial Science from the American University in Cairo, is a CFA charterholder and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

About the Moderator

Binod Shankar has over 27 years of experience as a banker, external auditor, finance director, entrepreneur and financial trainer. He now spends his time as a keynote speaker, columnist, blogger and podcast host (of the Real Finance Mentor podcast) and as an active volunteer on the board of CFA Society Emirates where he is the Career Services chair.  Binod is a Chartered Accountant, a CFA charterholder, and holds a Level 7 qualification from the Institute of Leadership and Management in Coaching and Mentoring.