Mrs. Shahira Zeid ’83
Chairman of Maridive
Mrs. Shahira Zeid is the chairman of Maridive & Oil Services, one of the largest companies in the world in the offshore marine and oil support services sector and among the first to respond to the Suez Canal blockage after the grounding of Ever Given. She is also chair of MZ Investments, a holding company for several entities in the fields of petroleum and marine services. She is also active in the tourism and real estate sectors and holds investments in companies all around the world, including the United Kingdom, Spain and China. Apart from her business activities, Zeid is also involved with a number of NGOs around Egypt, such as the Egyptian Food Bank, Children Are the Future Foundation and the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation. Zeid earned her BA in business administration from AUC.