Mahmoud Mohieldin

Former Minister of Investment
Egypt
Focus Area(s): 
Civil Service
Critical Tasks: 
Civil service recruitment
Salary structure reform
Training
Interviewers: 
Deepa Iyer
Country of Reform: 
Egypt
Town/City: 
Washington, D.C.
Country: 
United States
Date of Interview: 
Monday, November 8, 2010
Abstract 

Mahmoud Mohieldin discusses the economic reforms undertaken by the Egyptian government in 2004. He focuses on the motivations for strengthening the central bank and the process of reforming its management structure. Mohieldin also touches on the use of pay incentives and other tactics to build a more efficient staff.

Case Study:  Building the Capacity to Regulate: Central Bank Reform in Egypt, 2003-2009 and Reclaiming an Egyptian Treasure: Restoring Infrastructure and Services, Alexandria, 1997-2006

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Mahmoud Mohieldin Interview
Profile: 

At the time of this interview, Mahmoud Mohieldin was a managing director of the World Bank Group, having previously held the position of the Bank's governor for Egypt. Mohieldin was the minister of investment for the government of Egypt from 2004 to 2010.  Mohieldin also served on the boards of directors of the Central Bank of Egypt, the Egyptian Diplomatic Institute in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, HSBC-Egypt and Telecom Egypt. He published numerous papers on financial reform in Egypt and was a professor at Cairo University. Mohieldin earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Cairo University, a master’s in economics from the University of York and a doctorate in economics from the University of Warwick.

Language: 
English
Nationality of Interviewee: 
Egyptian
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Keywords 
Egypt
training
recruitment
Pay Reform
Merit Pay