Shehab Marzban

Shehab Marzban

Chairman,
EFG EV

Dr. Shehab is the Senior Economic Advisor to the Minister of Investment and International Cooperation. With over 17 years of experience in global industry, he is considered a domain expert in socially responsible investments. Previously, Dr. Marzban co-founded and managed Shekra, a crowdfunding solution supporting startups by providing education, legalities, funding, mentoring and monitoring processes. He received his PhD specializing in Shariah-compliant Portfolio Management from the University of Cologne in Germany. Dr. Shehab has published papers in the areas of Shariah-compliant crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, portfolio management and Islamic funds that have appeared in numerous prestigious international journals.