Hatem Alaa, CFA
Director - Head of Consumer and Retail
Hatem Alaa is the Head of our Consumer and Retail team, and together with Nada Amin, they cover a diverse range of consumer-related stocks (discretionary, retail and staples) in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar and Kuwait.
Hatem Alaa joined EFG Hermes in 2011 and heads the Consumer and Retail team. He worked on two prominent consumer IPOs in Egypt (Edita and Domty). Prior to joining EFG Hermes, Hatem worked for five years at HC Securities and Investment as a sell-side analyst, where he led a team that covered a number of diversified sectors in the MENA region, including consumer, logistics, transportation, steel and oil and gas. EFG’s consumer team was ranked runner-up in the 2015 and 2016 Institutional Investor EMEA Research surveys. Also, Hatem ranked fifth amongst MENA analysts in the 2016 Extel Survey. Hatem is a CFA Charterholder and holds a BA in Business Administration from the American University in Cairo (AUC).