Sherif Kamel Appointed as President of the Board of Governors of AmCham Egypt

Sherif Kamel '88, '90, '13, founding dean of AUC School of Business won by acclamation the position of President of the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham Egypt) for the 2019-2021 term, starting June first.  

Kamel will succeed Tarek Tawfik, whose term expires at the end of May. Kamel has been an AmCham member for many years and has previously served as executive vice president, board member and chaired several of the Chamber’s core committees including ICT, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Education. 

Kamel started his career working for the government before moving to academia. Over the last 30-plus years, he has contributed to several government and private sector projects and initiatives addressing issues such as organizational transformation and restructuring, human capital, information technology, entrepreneurship, and change management.  

Kamel serves as a non-executive board member of a number of local and international organizations including the Egypt-US Business Council and has served on the board of the Egyptian American Enterprise Fund.  

Kamel holds a PhD in information systems from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Islamic art and architecture from AUC.

Dean Sherif Kamel