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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
Chairman, Transcendium Advisors, Egypt

  Board Members
  (by last name)

Karim Abadir, '85, '91, PhD
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
Partner and Chairman of the Executive Committee, The Abraaj Group, United Arab Emirates
  Ahmed Abdel Wahab, PhD
Chairman, FAW Industrial Group, Egypt 


  Ali Al Lawati’, '85, PhD
Advisor for Studies and Research, Diwan of Royal Court, Oman

  Rania AlMashat, ’95, PhD

SubGovernor for Monetary Policy, The Central Bank of Egypt, Egypt

Nayera Amin, '76, '81
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Piraeus Bank, Egypt
Hala Bassiouni, ’86, ’88
Director, Group Treasury, Ezz Steel, Egypt 
    Sofiane Ben Tounes
President and Chief Executive Officer, North East Africa, General Electric, Egypt
Youssef Bissada, PhD 
Emeritus Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, INSEAD, France
Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, AUC
Ahmed Darwish, PhD 
Chairman, General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone, Egypt 
Former Minister of State for Administrative Development, Egypt 
Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt
  Soumitra Dutta, PhD
Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean and Professor of Management, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, United States 
Former Roland Berger Chaired Professor of Business and Technology, INSEAD, France
  Florence Eid-Oakden, PhD
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Economist, Arabia Monitor, Jordan 

Ahmed El Alfi
Founder and Chairman, Sawari Ventures, Egypt



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



Basil El-Baz
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Carbon Holdings, Egypt


Omar El Hamamsy 
Director, McKinsey & Company, Middle East Office; Managing Director, Egypt Office 

Hisham El-Khazindar, ’96 
Co-Founder and Managing Director
, Al Qalaa Holdings, Egypt
  Abdalla El Nockrashy ’85
Country Head and Chief Executive Officer, Majid Al Futtaim Properties, Egypt
  Omar El Sawy, ’74, PhD 
Professor of Information and Operations Management
Marshal School of Business, University of Southern California, United States

Neveen El Tahri
Chairperson, Delta Shield for Investment, Egypt

Hala Fadel 

Chair, MIT Enterprise Forum of the Pan-Arab Region; European Equity Fund
Manager, Comgest, Lebanon/United Kingdom

Hisham Fahmy, ’74 
Chief Executive Officer, American Chamber of Commerce, Egypt
    Mary C. Gentile
PhD, Creator and Director, Giving Voice To Values and Senior Research Scholar, Babson College, United States
  Ibrahim Ghattas
President and CEO, SMG Engineering Automotive Company, Egypt  
    Milenko Gudić
PRME Anti-poverty Working Group Coordinator,
Founding Director, Refoment Consulting & Coaching, Belgrade
Managing Director, Central and Eastern Europe Management Development Association-International Management Teachers Academy (CEEMAN-IMTA)

Dennis Hanno, PhD
President, Wheaton College, United States

Ossama Hassanein, PhD 
Chairman, Rising Tide Fund, United States

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

  Sherine Abbas Helmy, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, Pharco Corporation, Egypt
    Ayman Ismail 
Partner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DMG - Mountain View, Egypt
    Khaled Ismail, PhD
Chairman, KIangel, Egypt

Dipak C. Jain, PhD
Director of Sasin Graduate Institute, Bangkok
Director, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration,
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
INSEAD Chaired Professor of Marketing, France; 
Former Dean, INSEAD, France; 
Former Dean and Professor of Marketing, Kellogg School of
Management, Northwestern University, United States


Nevine Loutfy ’74
Acting Chairman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Egypt

  Safwan Masri, PhD
Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development, Columbia University
Former Vice Dean and Director of the MBA Program, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, United States
Columbia Global Centers, Middle East, Amman

Josephine Mbithi
Head, Human Resources, Sub-Saharan Africa and Western Europe
International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group, Johannesburg, South Africa

    Mohamed Samir’89
President, India, Middle East, and Africa, Procter & Gamble
Europe SA

Richard Schmalensee, PhD
Dean Emeritus and Howard W. Johnson Professor of Economics and Management Emeritus, MIT Sloan School of Management, United States
Tarek Tawfik
Managing Director, Cairo Poultry Group, Egypt

Dalia Wahba’90
Chairperson and Managing Partner, CID Consulting, France
  George Yip, PhD
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

Shahira Zeid, '82
Chairman, MZ Investments and Vice Chairman, Maridive Group, Egypt