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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 Limited Advisory Firm, 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 

Hassan Abdou
Founding partner, Macat International, United Kingdom



  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
    Karim Awad, '98
Group Chief Executive Officer, EFG-Hermes Holding S.A.E
Richard Barker, PhD
Professor of Accounting, Said Business School, Oxford University, United Kingdom
Hala Bassiouni, ’86, ’88
Group Treasury, Director, 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 
Former Minister of Administrative Development;  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
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
  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
  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
    Dennis Hanno, PhD
President, Wheaton College
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

    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


  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

    Suresh Narayanan
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nestle Philippines Inc
    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
    Christopher M. Schroeder
Internet Executive, Investor and Author, United States
Alex Shalaby 
Chairman, The Egyptian Company for Mobile Services, Mobinil, Egypt
Tarek Tawfik
Managing Director, Cairo Poultry Group, Egypt

Dalia Wahba’90
Chairperson & Managing Partner, CID Consulting, France
Mona Yassine, ’71 
Executive Vice President, Wholesale Banking Head and Deputy Country Head, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Iraq; Vice Chairman, Egyptian Association for the Protection of Competition; Former Chairman, Egyptian Competition Authority, Egypt
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