Amro Diab brings over 25 years’ experience in investment banking and brokerage and is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Entrust Capital, as well as Acting Chief Operating Officer at EIIC. He also holds various Board and committee member positions in companies owned by National Holdings and affiliate companies.
Prior to joining EIIC, Mr. Diab started at EFG- Hermes and evolved from working on the first Egyptian privatizations projects as an analyst to leaving the Advisory in 1995 and moving on to stock brokerage where he was responsible for sales to local retail and foreign institutional clients to even participated in creating the first Egyptian stock market index known as the EFG- Hermes index.
In 1999 he set up a lower GCC sales desk for EFG-Hermes and built a team to handle relationships across the Middle East ex Saudi Arabia. That experience was much a needed help on his move to Dubai to help set up the first brokerage operation outside of Egypt. Having his client base was a major factor in getting EFG- Hermes Brokerage UAE up to speed and swiftly reaching the top ranks in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Mr. Diab was instrumental in establishing the GCC institutional client desk where he spearheaded the cross selling of different GCC market through creating a one stop shop brokerage company. Building on the client base and recognizing the need to a bigger challenge across all companies’ business lines and not only brokerage, Mr. Diab decided to move along with EFG- Hermes UAE CEO and set up a coverage department with the main aim of maintaining the client relationships along with cross selling the company’ product line. Being a part of that team helped him originate Investment banking deals, raise money for the EFG- Hermes asset management along with expanding the brokerage company’s reach and client base.
In Early 2017 Mr. Diab decided to leave EFG-Hermes and pursue his career path with Emirates International Investment company (EIIC) where he is currently the Acting COO. In 2019 EIIC set up Entrust Capital Limited, a category 3C authorized asset management company in Dubai International Financial Centre with the aim of managing EIIC and, other family offices investment.