About The Speaker
Dr. Alaa Fahmy
Dr. Alaa Fahmy is the National Programme Officer of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Cairo Regional Office. He has extensive experience in the design and management of socio-economic development programmes with focus on inclusive and sustainable industrial development, productive value chains and youth employability. He holds a Ph.D. in Process Engineering an MBA in International Markets. Education 2008 MBA International Markets, Arab Academy for Science and Technology 2004 Mini MBA Agribusiness, Santa Clara University, California, USA 2002 Ph.D. Process Engineering, Hannover University, Germany 1997 M.Sc. Process Engineering, Cairo University 1994 B.Sc. Process Engineering, Cairo University Employment 2012 present National Programme Officer, UNIDO - Cairo Regional Office 2008 - 2012 National Project Director, UNIDO/Etrace 2007 - 2008 National Technical Manager, UNIDO/Etrace 2005 - 2007 Program Manager, North South Consultants Exchange, Cairo, Egypt 2004 2005 Deputy Executive Director, Horticultural Export Improvement Association, Cairo, Egypt 2002 2003 Consultant, Food Processing Technical Services, Agriculture Led Export Businesses (ALEB), a USAID project, Cairo, Egypt 2002 - 2004 Lecturer at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Cairo University 1998 - 2002 Research Engineer at the Institute of Process Engineering, Hannover University, Germany 1994 - 1998 Assistant Lecturer at Cairo University, Chemical Engineering Department, and various assignments as process engineer at private sector companies and development projects.