Hatem Alaa, CFA
Deputy Head Of Research - Head of Consumer & Healthcare
Hatem Alaa is the Head of our Consumer and Healthcare team, and together with Nada Amin, they cover a diverse range of consumer-related (discretionary, retail and staples) and healthcare stocks in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar and Kuwait. Hatem ranked among the top 10 analysts in MENA in the 2016-17 Extel survey, and EFG’s consumer team was ranked as runner-up in the Institutional Investor EMEA research survey for three consecutive years (2015-17). 

Hatem Alaa joined EFG Hermes in 2011 and worked on four IPOs (Egypt snack company Edita in 2015, Egypt white cheese producer Domty in 2016, UAE fuel retailer ADNOC Distribution in 2017 and Egypt garment exporter Dice in 2017). 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. Hatem is a CFA Charterholder and holds a BA in Business Administration from the American University in Cairo (AUC).