Mohamed Abdelmeguid is an analyst at The Economist Intelligence Unit, where he covers a range of countries in the Middle East and Africa. In this position he produces quantitative and qualitative analysis, as well as credit risk reports, to aid the EIU's clients in their investment decisions across the region. As a specialist, Mohamed has briefed key clients, such as senior government officials, ambassadors and private-sector companies, including international oil firms. He has also played a leading role in customised economic forecasting projects for private-equity firms seeking to invest in the Middle East. Before joining the EIU, Mohamed was a Middle East researcher at the BBC, where he contributed to the output of the Global News division. His work focused on the economics of the Arab Spring and was published on the BBC news website. Mohamed holds a BSc in economics from the University of Toronto and an MSc in economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is currently studying to become a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Before moving to the UK Mohamed lived in Kuwait, Egypt and Canada.
Egypt's political and economic transition has been quite challenging.
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