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Deans's Strategic Advisory Board

To download the Dean's Strategic Advisory Board brochure 2013, click here.
To download the Dean's Strategic Advisory Board brochure 2011, click here.




Moustapha Sarhank, ’85
President, International Business Associates Group 
Chairman Emeritus, Sarhank Group for Investments, Egypt


    Alaa Hashim, ’97
Independent Corporate Transformation Adviser, Egypt

  Board Members (by Last Name)

Karim Abadir, '85, '91
Professor of Financial Econometrics
Imperial College, United Kingdom
    Hassan Abdallah, '82, '94
Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Arab African International Bank, Egypt
  Mustafa Abdel-Wadood, ’91
Chief Executive Officer
, Partner and Chair of the Executive Committee,
The Abraaj Group, United Arab Emirates
  Ahmed Abdel Wahab, PhD
Chairman, FAW Industrial Group, Egypt 

Hassan Abdou
Founding Partner, MACAT International Ltd., United Kingdom

    Aftab Ahmed
Citi Country Officer and Managing Director
Citibank Egypt
  Rania AlMashat, ’95 

SubGovernor for Monetary Policy

Central Bank of Egypt

Nayera Amin, '76, '81
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Piraeus Bank, Egypt
Richard Barker
Professor of Accounting
Said Business School, Oxford University, United Kingdom
Hala Bassiouni, ’86, ’88
Managing Director, Egyptian Housing Finance Company, Egypt
Youssef Bissada, PhD 
Emeritus Professor of Entrepreneurship, INSEAD, France
Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, AUC
    Adel Danish, PhD 
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer , Egypt  
Ahmed Darwish, PhD 
Former Minister of Administrative Development, Egypt
  Soumitra Dutta, PhD
Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean and Professor of Management, Samuel Curtis, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, United States
Roland Berger chaired professor of business and technology, INSEAD, France

Ahmed El Alfi
Founder and Chairman, Sawari Ventures, Egypt

  Mona El Baradei, PhD
Executive Director, The Egyptian Banking Institute, Central Bank of Egypt

Hassan El-Khatib

Director, Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Region; Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, United Kingdom

Hisham El-Khazindar, ’96 
Co-founder and Managing Director, Citadel Capital, Egypt
  Omar El Sawy, ’74, PhD 
Professor of Information and Operations Management
Marshal School of Business, University of Southern California, United States

Mohamed El Sewedy
Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Zaki El Sewedy Group, Egypt
  Hala Fadel 

Chair, MIT Enterprise Forum of the Pan-Arab Region

European Equity Fund Manager, Comgest, Egypt

Hisham Fahmy, ’74 
Chief Executive Officer, The American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt
Ali Faramawy
Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Corporation
President, Microsoft Middle East and Africa, Turkey
  Ibrahim Ghattas
President and CEO, SMG Engineering Automotive Company, Egypt  
Ossama Hassanein, PhD 
Chairman, Rising Tide Fund, Silicon Valley, United States

Gabriel Hawawini, PhD
The Henry Grunfeld Chaired Professor of Investment Banking
and Former Dean of INSEAD, France and Singapore

    Ayman Ismail 
Partner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DMG - Mountain View, Egypt
    Khaled Ismail, PhD
Chairman, Endeavor Egypt
  Dipak C. Jain, PhD 
Director, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Former Dean of INSEAD, France 
Former Dean and Professor of Marketing, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, United States

Ali Q. Jawad, '85, PhD
Adviser for Studies and Research, Diwan of Royal Court, Oman

Jonathan Liebenau, PhD
Reader in Technology Management
London School of Economics, United Kingdom
  Safwan Masri, PhD
Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development
Director, Columbia Global Centers, Middle East

Khaled Nosseir, ’88
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Alkan Holdings, Egypt

Steven S. Reinemund
Dean, Wake Forest School of Business
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo, United States

Ahmed Said, '85, PhD
Leader, Free Egyptians Party, Egypt
Richard Schmalensee, PhD
Dean Emeritus and Howard W. Johnson Professor of Economics and Management Emeritus, MIT Sloan School of Management, United States
    Christopher M. Schroeder
Internet Investor
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Health Central (sold in December 2011) 
Alex Shalaby 
Chairman, The Egyptian Company for Mobile Services, Mobinil, Egypt
Tarek Tawfik
Managing Director, Cairo Poultry Group, Egypt
Mona Yassine, ’71 
Former Chair, Egyptian Competition Authority
Vice Chair, Egyptian Society for the Protection of Competition
George Yip
Professor of Management and Co-director, Centre on China Innovation, China, Europe, International Business School, Shanghai
Visiting Professor, Imperial College Business School
Emeritus Dean, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands