Ibrahim is a PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Ottawa, and a Research Assistant at the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E). He has academic and professional experience in various areas in economics, as well as actuarial science, finance and risk analysis. He has had the opportunity to work internationally in Egypt, Lebanon, and Hungary.
Ibrahim has worked in several dynamic and challenging settings. He managed the solvency position of a major financial services firm, performing stress tests to incorporate the effects of various economic shocks at a time of great volatility and uncertainty in Egypt. He also worked as an assistant category manager in a grocery chain in Ontario during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, navigating supply chain problems, analyzing time series data, and designing mathematical optimization tools.
Ibrahim is passionate about monetary, public, and labour economics. He is interested in the effects of various economic policymaking tools on human lives and behaviour. He is also interested in studying the effects of different innovation policies with regards to taxation, patent life, and profit shifting.
Ibrahim holds a Master of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science from the American University in Cairo. He has also successfully completed CFA level I.