Nagui Anis Khalil

Chief Strategy Officer
Benya Capital

Chief Strategy Officer


Nagui Anis Khalil is a recognized Telecoms & Internet Services expert,

with a distinguished track record in international services across emerging

markets with unique expertise in AMEA markets.

Most recently Nagui is serving as Chief Strategy Officer of Benya Capital which is currently one of the top leading technology infrastructure companies in Egypt and Africa.

Back in 2016 Nagui has served as Vice President of NxtVn Group, which is currently promoting its multi-tenant, open access, carrier neutral Data Center Parks.

In 2011, Nagui served as Vice President of sales for Africa & Levant for Gulf Bridge International (GBI) which is one of the Middle East’s first privately owned submarine cable systems linking Gulf countries to each other’s and onwards to Europe, India, Africa and Asia.

Earlier in 2006, through his position as CEO of Middle East & North Africa

Submarine Cable Systems (MENA SCS) which was a subsidiary of Orascom Telecom, Nagui established the first private Submarine Cable System in the Middle East, constructing a $400 Million submarine cable passing through 3 continents from Italy to India.

Earlier in his career he established three of the pioneer internet service providers in Egypt, Starnet in 1996 which was sold to Raya Communications in 2000 to act as the centerpiece of its current Public Data Network, then Nile On Line in 2000 and Egynet in 2002 where he Introduced and coordinated the free Internet model and the first Broadband ADSL network in Egypt.


In 1999, and through his position as CEO of United Communications, Nagui Introduced the concept of Internet through satellites to the Middle East from an uplink station built and owned by the company in USA.

Nagui is a founder member of the board and treasurer of the Internet Society of Egypt at its inception. Also, he was a member of the board and treasurer for Egypt’s Chamber of Communication & information Technology from 2004 to 2010.