Dr. Mamdouh Barakat
Dr. Mamdouh Barakat
About our founder

Dr. Mamdouh Barakat was educated at Brighton College and was honoured with the accolade, Old Brightonian of the Month (March 2014) [PDF version]. He went on to the London School of Economics (LSE) where he received his BSc (1st class honours) in Management Sciences, MSc (distinction) in Operational Research and PhD in the field of Artificial Intelligence in Simulation Modelling.

Professionally, Dr. Barakat joined international investment bank Drexel Burnham Lambert as a quantitative analyst. He subsequently held the post of Senior Managing Director of the Philadelphia based FNX Limited, who provide global risk management systems to the largest institutions in the world.

In 1988 he founded his firm MBRM - MB Risk Management who are pioneers of the financial add-in and toolkit market segments and have been continuously providing leading edge analytical solutions.

In 2003, Dr. Barakat joined the Education and Standards Committee of the Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA). The Committee is charged with the development of PRMIA's Standards of Practice, Conduct and Ethics (Code of Conduct) and the Professional Risk Manager (PRM) program which is both a certification and professional development program.

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Selected articles about MB Group

Brighton College - Old Brightonians Association

Dr Mamdouh Barakat (H. 1978-83) - OB of the Month, March 2014 [PDF version]

Virgin.com - In focus series - How technology can catapult your business

Tech for good: how businesses started making people happy again [PDF version]