Amr is a professional manager and serial entrepreneur. He founded, co-founded, and managed several successful companies in different industries after graduating in 1992 from the Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University in Egypt. In 2013, Amr founded LOTUS Management and Consulting. LOTUS specializes in the creation & management of Real Estate portfolios, trusts and funds with special focus on commercial, retail and mixeduse assets. Since inception, LOTUS managed deals and transactions worth more than EGP500M for its clients. LOTUS also manages Consolidated Rents, one of the first professional real estate portfolios in Egypt in addition to providing consulting services to several large corporates. Before LOTUS, Amr joined The Smart Villages Company (SVC) in 2007 as Chief Executive Officer. SVC is the owner and manager of Egypt’s prime CIT Cluster and Financial Business Park, The Smart Village. Amr led it to accommodate tens of thousands of Technoproneurs and professionals working in Multinational and local companies, Financial Institutions and Governmental Authorities; and, to provide consulting and management services for several projects in the region. Prior to SVC, Amr Co-founded Soficom Communications, one of the first ISPs in the MENA Region, and led it to become one of the largest Internet service providers in Egypt and sold it in 2001. Then he joined the Egyptian Company for Networks as the Director of Strategies and business planning. EgyNet built and operated the first privately-owned Public Data Network in Egypt and the Region. Today, Amr is Non-Executive Chairman and as Board member in several companies and an active board member of several NGOs including The Egyptian Business Council for International Cooperation, The Egyptian Angel Investors Association and Canada Egypt Business Council.