Ranya Afifi

Ranya Afifi

Director, Dubai

Prior to joining Brunswick, Ranya Afifi was the Director at The Economist Intelligence Unit, for the Middle East region and General Manager of The Economist Group’s Dubai office. Ranya worked closely with clients to help devise their business strategies through providing political, macroeconomic and operational intelligence, while managing the Dubai office’s day to day operations.

Ranya has authored numerous thought leadership pieces and has been a frequent speaker at regional conferences on economic and market trends.

Ranya is an experienced analyst with nearly 20 years of professional experience in investment and corporate strategy, having worked mainly at financial institutions in Dubai, New York City, and Cairo. Ranya spent 13 years driving investment strategies at regional investment banks for US$5.5bn of equity and fixed income AUMs.

Ranya holds a Bachelor's degree from The American University in Cairo where she specialized in International Relations and Economics. She also completed an Accounting Program at New York University.