The COP27 Dcarbon Academy

The Speakers

Dr. Ehab Shalaby

Chairman & CEO

A Researcher, Consultant, and Lecturer in the field of Sustainable Development. With more than 20 years of experience, Shalaby worked in lecturing, research, public and private policy advising on Sustainable Development Strategies and Policies; on the local, regional and international level.

His core motivation was embedding Sustainable Development philosophy and culture in the Egyptian context, in particular Strategy and Policy planning, project implementation, evaluation, and development.

He received his MSc and Ph.D. from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, and Free university of berlin.

His master’s thesis addressed The Economic Impact of the Informal Sector on Economic Development, his PhD thesis addressed Energy Policy and Sustainable Development.

Dr. Shalaby is a certified quality education manager, visiting lecturer among many universities, currently he is a lecturer at the Maastricht School of Management masters of business administration program.

Among others, his consultations experience spans from public consultations including preparation of Egypt’s INDCs report submitted to the UNFCCC Secretariat in Oct 2015 Egypt Sustainable Development Strategy (2030) energy pillarEgypt’s Voluntary National Review on SDGs submitted to the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) in July 2016, developing Egypt’s national strategic review on SDG1 and SDG2 for the World Food Program,
developing Egypt Biennial Updated report on SDG13 to the UNFCCCmember of the audit committee of Egypt’s VNR 2018member of the team of experts working on revisiting Egypt’s vision 2030, to private consultations including; Developing sustainable institutional frameworks for the banking, telecom, FMCG, ICT, and oil and gas sector, capacity building and education for SD strategy implementations.

In addition, Shalaby has peered papers and working papers in the field of Sustainable Development strategies and policies. His familiarity with data ecosystems on the environmental, social and economic systems stems from his experience in preparation of these reports which covers the three dimensions of SD.

Ehab Shalaby is the founder and CEO of DCarbon Egypt, the only Global reporting initiative certified training partner in Egypt and a member of the golden community.

Currently Shalaby is working on a number of projects and consultations including participating in developing Egypt’s first carbon market study, and Egypt’s low Emission carbon Strategy, among others. In 2019, Shalaby became a member of the board of trustees of Vodafone foundation, and Head of energy and sustainability committee at the French chamber of commerce.