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Alaa F.

Private Sector and Industrial Development Expert

MBAArab Academy for Science and Technology



- Ph.D. in Process Engineering and MBA in International Markets - Sustainable development practitioner with project cycle management experience in industrial and economic development fields including industrial policy, value chains, SMEs, quality infrastructure, productive clusters, agro-industries, youth employment, local economic development, environment and renewable energy - leading positions at consulting firms, international organizations, business associations and private sector - International assignments in more than 15 countries in the MENA Region, Africa, Euorpe and the Far East. - Currently working as a Chief Technical Advisor (Team Leader) of two UNIDO projects in Malawi in the area of Quality Infrastructure and Trade Capacity Building - Served for 5 years as a Programme Officer for UNIDO Regional Office in Egypt overseeing the Technical Cooperation Programme in Egypt and Lybia including identification, formulation, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes. - National Project Director for 3 projects in the area of agro-industrial value chains and food traceability - Worked as program manager for economic development at NSCE - Deputy Executive Director of Horticultural Export Improvement Association - Technical Expert at the Agicluture-Led Export Businesses ALEB USAID project - Assistant professor at the Faculty of Engineering of Cairo University


  • development
  • economic policy
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • infrastructure
  • solar / wind / biofuels
  • egypt
  • malawi
  • libya
  • philippines
  • sudan
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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