Chaymae Samir is a serial entrepreneur, columnist, and international speaker. She’s started and currently leads a group of companies in education, the food industry, e-commerce and marketing. Chaymae has spoken to and advised Fortune 500 and heads of states on matters related to entrepreneurship and millennials in the MENA region. She also works with companies and tech startups as a consultant and advisor. Chaymae is fluent in French, English & Arabic and has working knowledge of Spanish & Portuguese.
Her previous work experiences include working with the Ministry of Finance in Malaysia, the United Nations in Switzerland, the Ministry of Energy in Morocco and The Institute of Economic Affairs in the UK. She’s also worked for an advisory group based in London where she was involved with consulting businesses, non-profits, governmental, and academic organizations internationally, on all matters related to governance and reputational risk. Other experiences include sourcing deals in emerging markets for a hedge fund in New York and overseeing the Middle Eastern sales team of one of the biggest food companies in the world from their Brazilian office.
Chaymae is a sought-after keynote speaker on the topics of entrepreneurship and digital marketing. A millennial herself, Chaymae speaks and advises on millennial engagement and marketing strategies in both the workplace and marketplace. She also discusses emerging markets, leadership, and female empowerment. She’s passionate about empowering her generation and doing everything she can to bring passion and purpose to the lives of others.
Her work and writing have been featured in several leading business publications including Forbes, Wamda, Arabian Business and The World Economic Forum.