Dr. Ashraf Gamal El Din is the Chief Executive Officer of Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance based in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). He is an Affiliate and Certified Governance Expert from the Chartered Governance Institute, UK, besides also being a jury member of the prestigious Arabia CSR Award.He is also a Professor of Management, Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University.
Prior to joining Hawkamah, Dr. Gamal El Din was the Executive Chairman of Egypt Post before which he was the Deputy Executive Director of the Egyptian Banking Institute, the training arm of the Central Bank of Egypt.
Dr. Gamal El Din’s credentials within the corporate governance space is vast. He was the founder and project manager of the Egyptian Corporate Responsibility Center working on promoting the concepts and application of CSR in Egypt. Furthermore, he was the Executive Director of the Egyptian Institute of Directors (EIoD), the Institute of Corporate Governance in Egypt and the Arab Region. He served as a board member and head of the Audit Committee in a number of listed, non-listed, state-owned and family-owned companies, and as a member of the General Assembly of the Holding
Company for Transportation.