Manal Eissa
IT Governance Director, Housing & Development Bank, Egypt
Manal Eissa is the IT Governance Director of HD Bank, a role she assumed in December 2014, reporting to the Board of Directors. Manal has over 28 years in the banking sector of IT development, senior management, QA and governance and a successful record of accomplishment of several mega transformational projects, garnering strong banking business and operational experience.

In her previous 24-year career at Crédit Agricole Bank (CAE), Manal's most recent position was IT Governance & Business management. In previous EAB roles, Manal was Deputy CIO. In this capacity she maintained a holistic IT approach to keep systems totally integrated and aligned with the new bank's strategy and different Line of Business (Retail, Corporate and CBE), completed a bank-wide migration to iFlex, as well as multi consecutive mergers with Amex & Calyon. She also served as IT QA & Governance Head, where she established the department, amended policies and procedures, ensured high quality-levels of Security and performance.

In 2016, Manal was selected as one of the prominent women leaders in Technology in the region. Manal is a contributing member of the Rotary Club Egypt. She has also served in various non-profit board positions over the years.