Speakers

Hynd Bouhia

Chief Executive Officer

Working At

Global Nexus

About

Hynd Bouhia is the CEO of Global Nexus, a Management company investing in green finance, clean energy infrastructure, and innovation. Global Nexus launched the GreeN Innov Invest (GNII) Fund for startups in green tech innovation in Morocco, and is currently structuring an Africa dedicated fund. Global Nexus has also a strategic advisory arm on subjects related to the Nexus of Water, Energy and Food, and sustainable development. Prior, Bouhia was in charge of investment and development for Morocco’s Public Pension Fund. A position she took in 2010, after being the Director General of the Casablanca Stock Exchange. Dr. Bouhia spent the first eight years of her career at the World Bank in Washington, on lending projects and on World Bank issuances in emerging market currencies; before joining the Prime Minister of Morocco in 2004, as an adviser in charge of investments and sectorial strategies. After the Ecole Centrale Paris engineering diploma, Bouhia received her Ph.D. in Environment Engineering from Harvard (1998), and a M.A. in International Relations from The Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies (2000). She was ranked 29th of the 100 more powerful women of the world by Forbes Magazine in 2008. Then, in 2012, she was selected among the 100 most powerful Arab women by Business Finance, and in 2015. Finally, Bouhia received the Oxford Said Business School certificate as a 2013 Archbishop Tutu Africa Leadership Fellow; and was elected into the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars, in 2016.
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