Distinguished in International Law, Economics, and Finance
As the driving force behind Mercatura Forum, Kareem Younes brings a dynamic fusion of expertise in international law, economics, and finance. With a stellar academic background and a commitment to innovation, he propels our mission of reshaping industries and fostering global collaboration.
Kareem holds dual bachelor’s and master’s degrees in international law and economics from the renowned American University in Cairo and The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Geneva. This unique blend equips him with a deep understanding of global economic intricacies and the insights needed to drive transformation.
Academic Architect Shaping the Future
Kareem’s academic pursuits have propelled him to the forefront of his field, with ongoing PhD studies focusing on the transformational potential of international legal frameworks in trade finance. His meticulous research not only informs his role but also enriches the global discourse, as showcased by his collaboration with Google on the groundbreaking Future Economic Readiness Index—an innovation-driven assessment of regions’ preparedness for future challenges.
Champion of Sustainable Development
Beyond the academic realm, Kareem stands as a vanguard of sustainability, collaborating with eminent organizations like the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). His insights shape projects devoted to sustainable development and climate change—a testament to his commitment to leaving a positive mark on the world.
Navigating the Financial Landscape
Kareem’s multifaceted expertise extends to the financial domain, where he once assumed the role of chief financial officer at Hawas Group Cairo. His mastery in this arena lends invaluable strategic direction to Mercatura Forum’s financial undertakings, fostering a harmonious blend of innovation and fiscal acumen.
A Trail of Education and Enlightenment
Kareem’s commitment to education radiates as he co-taught economics courses at the esteemed British University in Cairo, sharing his wealth of knowledge with the next generation of leaders.
With a profile marked by unwavering dedication, vast knowledge, and visionary thinking, Kareem Younes propels Mercatura Forum to new heights. His distinct blend of academic excellence, financial prowess, and sustainability advocacy paints a portrait of a leader whose influence reverberates across sectors, championing transformative change on a global scale.