Institute Hires Leading Fund Manager Hichem Djouhri as a Senior Trading Mentor

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The Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management has today announced a significant addition to their global trading operation by hiring Fund Manager Hichem Djouhri as a Senior Trading Mentor.

Hichem Djouhri is the leading Fund Manager in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) Region based at SHUAA Asset Management in Dubai. 

SHUAA Asset Management boasts the longest equity track records in the MENA region. Hichem was recruited by SHUAA in 2010 after spending two years trading cash equities and equity derivatives for Mashreq Bank. Prior to this, Hichem attended the University of New Brunswick completing a BBA in Finance, Marketing and French. 

Hichem’s day-to-day role at SHUAA Asset Management involves running the portfolio and fund management team with over $450 million in Assets Under Management (AUM) and managing for SHUAA both the Arab Gateway Fund (+210% since inception) and the Emirates Gateway Fund (+415% since inception). Hichem has built an impressive career in the Fund Management industry, possessing an enviable performance and track record. His positive returns on a yearly basis and consistent outperformance of all benchmarks has won his team at SHUAA several awards as Best UAE Asset Manager, Best UAE Equity Fund (every year since 2010) and Best Regional Asset Manager in 2014.

Due to his performance, and aged just 30 years old, Hichem is widely-recognised in the industry as one of the most talented young Fund Managers worldwide.

Additional to his day-to-day roles at SHUAA Asset Management, Hichem also runs the graduate internship program at the firm and has trained multiple students who have gone on to become Professional Traders and Portfolio Managers in the financial markets, with Hichem proving incremental in building their successful careers. Hichem is also a vocal commentator on financial markets and a regular live interview guest for leading financial media sources, including Bloomberg and Reuters.

Hichem now joins the Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management ( as a Senior Trading Mentor.

Hichem’s role at the Institute will involve mentoring Institute Traders on the official Institute Mentoring Programme after students have graduated from completing the Professional Trading Masterclass (PTM) Video Series and / or the Professional FOREX Trading Masterclass (PFTM) Video Series. Hichem will be helping Institute Traders to realise their objectives in becoming consistently profitable over the long-term and to help build their track records.

Commenting on today’s announcement, Anton Kreil, Managing Partner of the Institute, made the following statement:

“The track record Hichem has built over the last few years while navigating several financial crises is very impressive. Despite the 2008 crash, the Arab spring and the recent collapse in oil price, Hichem has managed to outperform all major benchmarks, get positive returns, grow his AUM and win multiple awards in the process. Even more impressive is that he has done all of this by the age of 30. Our students and traders are going to relate to him very well and learn a great deal from him. We are very pleased to have Hichem on board as part of our growing team.” 

The Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management continues to build its global franchise, educating Retail Traders into consistent profitability via online education and personally-tailored Mentoring Programmes.

Applications for the Institute’s Official Mentoring Programme with Hichem Djouhri must be made via the Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management website by clicking here.

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