Samira Khalil, a senior consultant with 6 Sigma Management Consultancy, is the Managing Director of Teta, LLC in the USA, which specializes in providing consultancy and training to Financial Institutions. She has over 29 years of international corporate banking and training experience working for the world’s largest banking groups (Citigroup, BankAmerica and General Electric Capital).

Ms. Khalil most recently worked as Risk Leader at General Electric Commercial Finance (GECF) in the USA. During her 9 years with GECF, Samira led groups of Due Diligence teams to acquire Non-Performing portfolios in Asia, Europe and the US. The team successfully invested US$ 800MM in the acquisition of Non-Performing Portfolios over 3 years. Prior to that, Samira headed the Risk Integration for a US$ 15 Bn Consumer Financial Institution acquired by GE Capital Corporation in France.

Ms. Khalil started her career at Citibank where she worked for 14 years in various positions within the Institutional Bank in the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. While at Citibank, her responsibilities included Relationship Manager, Credit and Risk Manager, Corporate Bank Head, Asset Trading Officer and Credit/Risk Trainer.

Ms. Khalil also spent four years with Security Pacific (now BankAmerica) as Chief Risk Officer of its Leasing and Factoring companies in France. She then led the sale and liquidation of these 2 companies.

Ms. Khalil serves as a Faculty Member at the Management Center Europe (MCE) in Brussels; a Trainer to Euromoney and DC Gardner Training in London; ABN, ABECOR Banking Institute in Hamburg, the French Central Bank Training Center in Paris and Egyptian Banking Institute in Cairo. She also conducts consulting assignments for the US AID and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and several Financial Institutions in Europe and the Middle East.

Ms. Khalil holds a BA in Economics from the American University in Cairo. She is a certified Green Belt (6 Sigma Quality), a trained Facilitator and is fluent in English, French and Arabic.