A Journey of Perseverance and Achievement in Banking Technology


Dr. Muhammad Fathy is a highly accomplished IT professional with a distinguished career spanning over two decades. Currently serving as the Head of Technology at Banque Du Caire, Dr. Fathy brings extensive expertise and a robust educational background to his role. He holds a Professional Doctorate in Management from the European International University in Paris, a master’s degree in business administration from ESLSCA Business School in Paris, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Ain Shams University.

His tenure at Banque Du Caire, which began in 2018, has been marked by visionary leadership in driving the bank’s digital transformation agenda. Dr. Fathy has spearheaded initiatives to modernize IT systems, introduce innovative products and services, and expand the bank’s digital footprint. His strategic insight ensures that these initiatives align closely with the institution’s digital transformation strategy, enhancing the overall customer experience and operational efficiency.

In addition to his exemplary performance in technology and IT operations management, cybersecurity management is a cornerstone of Dr. Fathy’s responsibilities at Banque Du Caire. His proactive approach and implementation of robust measures excel in safeguarding the bank’s digital assets. By deploying cutting-edge cybersecurity protocols, he fortifies the institution’s position in an ever-evolving digital landscape, ensuring protection against emerging threats.

Significant contributions to the IT landscape within the financial sector have characterized Dr. Fathy’s professional journey. Before assuming his current position, he held the esteemed role of Head of IT Infrastructure Network and Security at Alex Bank, demonstrating exceptional leadership in managing IT infrastructure and ensuring network security.

Dr. Fathy is renowned for his dynamic leadership style, characterized by proactiveness, assertiveness, and enthusiasm. His adeptness in project management and exceptional analytical and communication skills have enabled him to deliver tangible results in his focus areas.

Professional Doctorate from EIU-Paris

Professional Doctorate (PD), is a career-centred qualification, designed to recognize and honor outstanding individuals who have made notable contributions in a specific area of expertise to their communities, both nationally and internationally. Eligible candidates for EIU PD are experienced, renowned and carefully selected professionals. Applicants for this program go through a process called VAE (“Validation of Acquired Experience”), a French process for which is necessary to submit a portfolio of evidence for assessment by a committee of experts.

 “Earning my doctorate from EIU Paris is a bittersweet feeling. I’m sad to say goodbye to this chapter, but excited for what the future holds. EIU Paris’ professional doctorate has equipped me with the knowledge and skills to take on new heights in my career. Onward and upward!”

Dr. Muhammad Fathy

Beyond his professional endeavours, Dr. Fathy is a published author, with his book “Leadership for Beginners from A to Z” reflecting his thought leadership and expertise in management. His commitment to continuous learning is evident through his pursuit of a Professional Doctorate in Business Administration and Management, further augmented by various certifications in diverse areas of expertise.

Dr. Muhammad Fathy is a stalwart in technology and IT operations management with a proven track record of driving organizational success through strategic vision, innovation, and exemplary leadership. It is an extra mile worth of effort for recognizing your expertise in the industry. This doctorate is further an assurance of the seal of your competence, prowess & the command of your skill

Ky Col Prof Dr. Edward Roy Krishnan

Submitted by Dr J Anand on 10.03.24

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