Youssef Salem
30 Under 30 – 2021

Youssef Salem

Age: 28

Occupation: CFO of SWVL

Nationality: Egyptian

Residence: U.A.E.

Category: Finance

Swvl announced a $1.5 billion merger with Queen’s Gambit in July 2021, which will make it the first unicorn from the Middle East to list on Nasdaq, and make Salem one of the youngest CFOs of a Nasdaq-listed company. Salem previously served as an Executive Director at Moelis & Company and an Associate at QInvest. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Practice at the American University in Cairo.