34. Marianne Ghali

Company: Qalaa Holdings
Title: Managing Director
Nationality: Egyptian
Sector: Diversified

Ghali manages a portfolio of over $161.8 million at Qalaa Holdings. The company invests in the energy, cement, agrifoods, transportation and logistics, mining, printing, and packaging sectors, among others. It recorded $2.7 billion in revenues during the first nine months of 2023. Ghali is also the Treasurer of the Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Fund, a fund that provides scholarships to talented Egyptian students. She previously worked at Manchester University in the U.K. and Kuwait’s Alghanim Industries.