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.