Dr. Mohamed Maait is currently serving as the Minister of Finance of Egypt. Prior to his appointment as a Minister, he held the position of Vice Minister of Finance for Public Treasury Affairs and Head of the Economic Justice Unit. In addition, he served as the First Assistant Minister of Finance for Treasury Affairs in 2015 and as the Assistant Minister of Finance for Pensions and Social Insurance from 2009 to 2013. He also held the position of the Assistant Minister of Finance for Actuarial Administration Affairs in 2013 and the position of the First Assistant Minister of Health & Population from 2014 to 2015.
Over his career of 33 years, he had occupied many positions such as acting Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (2013-2015), Chairman of the Egyptian Governmental Actuarial Department (EGAD) at the Ministry of Finance (2010-2013), Vice Chairman of the National Organization for Social Insurance (2011-2012), and Senior Advisor to the Minister of Finance (2007- 2009). He was also appointed as the Executive Director of the Egyptian Insurance Institute in 2007.
Regarding his presence in boards of directors, he is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Africa Reinsurance Corporation since 2021, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian General Authority for Universal Health Insurance since 2018.
Academically, he holds the title of the Assistant Professor in the Department of Actuarial Science and Insurance in the Faculty of Commerce of Cairo University. He also worked as a Senior Lecturer and has more than 30 years of teaching and researching experience at many universities in Egypt, Sudan, England and Scotland.
Dr. Maait holds a Bachelor of Science in Insurance and Mathematics from Cairo University, Egypt (1984), a Master of Philosophy in Insurance from Cairo University, Egypt (1992), a Master of Science in Actuarial Science (1997), and a PhD degree in Actuarial Science from City University, London, UK (2003). He also obtained a Diploma in Actuarial Science in 1996. His academic and professional activities were shown in several research papers and publications.