Waleed El-Amir


Waleed has more than 20 years experience in international capital markets, having worked on issuance worth more than US$200bn. His career has covered markets in North America, Europe and the Middle East, in senior roles across Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking, Investment Banking and Treasury.

Waleed was Executive Vice-President and Head of Group Finance at UniCredit until March 2017. His responsibilities included managing the circa EUR30bn annual issuance plan and NPL disposal program for the UniCredit Group.

Prior to that Waleed spent 16 years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch working predominantly in the Debt Capital Markets Division, partnering with issuers and investors on primary market deals and on large NPLs disposals.

Waleed was elected as Chairman of the European Covered Bond Council and a board member of Prime Collateralised Securities.

He has a Masters in Bioprocess Engineering from the University of Surrey and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.