25. Nezha Hayat

Company: Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC)
Title: Chairperson & CEO
Nationality: Moroccan
Sector: Banking and Financial Services

Hayat assumed her current role in February 2016. She was the first woman to be on the management board of Moroccan bank Sogelease (Société Générale Morocco Group) in 2007. In July 2022, Hayat was re-elected as chair of the Africa and Middle East Committee of the International Organization of Financial Market Regulators for the 2022-2024 term. She began her career at the international division of Banco Atlántico in 1985. In October 2023, AMMC signed a partnership agreement with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments to establish an international certification for managers of Collective Investment Schemes.