Aida Kalla

Aida Kalla
Chief Research Officer

Aida is an Arab American senior corporate finance banker with expertise in corporate valuation, debt restructuring, credit risk management and business restructuring strategies. Aida has an MBA from the Wharton School of Finance after which she embarked on a 30 year long and successful banking career both in the US and the MENA region, Aida has her own consulting practice catering to both corporates and financial institutions.

She has developed an expertise in financial restructuring by advising and arranging debt for companies during the financial restructuring stage and in certain cases remained involved in post- bankruptcy proceedings. Aida has also used her extensive banking experience to train bankers in North America, Europe and the Middle East in the areas of debt restructuring and credit risk management. In this capacity she was a senior trainer for Moody’s Analytics in New York for whom she not only taught the courses but also developed them while simultaneously using her banking connections to obtain training assignments.