Aliaa Bassiouny is associate professor of finance (tenure) at The American University in Cairo, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in business finance, international finance, investment analysis, portfolio management, financial modeling and financial econometrics. She is also the chair for the Department of Management. Bassiouny is involved in various executive financial training programs in financial analysis, financial projections, valuation and modeling aimed at business professionals, bankers and entrepreneurs. She is the finance trainer for the AUC V-lab and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program at AUC. She has been involved in a number of strategic consultancies for various entities in the fields of financial services, real estate and venture capital.
Bassiouny holds a BBA and an MBA both with a specialization in finance from The American University in Cairo. She obtained her master's in research (MRes) and PhD (cum laude) from ESADE Business School in Spain. Bassiouny has an extensive research agenda on emerging markets, with her current research interests focused on the pricing dynamics of international foreign listed stocks as well as examining international portfolio management strategies of foreign investors in emerging markets using high frequency datasets.