Our Expert Team

“We Bring Science into Business”

Dr. Ehab Shalaby 


Chairman 

With more than 20 years of experience, Shalaby worked in lecturing, research, public &..

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DR.EHAB SHALABY

Chairman

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.

Ehab Shalaby is the Chairman of DCarbon Egypt

Chairman of Reliable Integrated Sustainable Solutions Co.

PhD, Sustainable Development, Faculty of Economics and Political Science and the Free University of Berlin

Lecturer of economics of sustainable development, Maastricht School Of Management MBA Prog, Kuwait

Sustainability Consultant to Banking, Oil and Gas, Petrochemicals, Telecom, ICT and F&B sectors.

Global Reporting Initiative certified trainer.

Member of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals.

Member of the BOD of HRD global

Member of Vodafone Foundation Board of Trustees.


 

May Emam


Co-Founder /Vice President for HR & Operations

Over 20 years of experience in the fields of Telecom, HR & Administration;

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MAY EMAM

Co-Founder /Vice President for HR & Operations

Over 20 years of experience in the fields of Telecom, HR & Administration; Worked for 16 years with multinational Companies, May is currently serves as the Vice President for HR & Operations at Dcarbon; Supervise daily support operations of the company and plan the most efficient administrative procedures. Lead a team of professionals to complete a range of administrative duties in different departments.

May Certified as a Corporate Governance Officer from London School of Business & Finance, May has successfully completed the GRI Certified Training Program based on the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards , May holding an HR Professional Diploma from Regional IT Institute RITI accredited by The HR Certification Institute HRCI ; previously May worked at Vodafone Egypt – Credit Management Department ; Responsible for providing an efficient and professional HR & Administrative support to Director to facilitate the efficient operation of the work.


 

Dr. Ahmed Belal


Co-Founder/Research and Innovation Director 

Dr Ahmed is a  co-founder and senior macroeconomist and macroeconomic…

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Dr. Ahmed Belal

Co-Founder/Research and Innovation Director

Dr. Ahmed Belal is a co-founder and senior macroeconomist and macroeconomic modelling expert at DCarbon-Egypt, solid educational and technical background in macroeconomics, sustainable development and economic research, Successful track record of experience on the international, regional, and national level, working as a consultant with the EU, UNDP programs in various countries.

Dr. Belal is the Project Manager for the iSDG Model integrated simulation tool- implementation project in cooperation with the Millennium Institute; and the key macroeconomic expert and team leader in Egypt’s’ Low Emission Development Strategy, Egypt’s’ Carbon Market Study, Egypt’s’ Strategic Report for Sustainable Development Goal-2 Ending Hunger, Egypt’s First Voluntary National Review 2016, and preparing Corporate Sustainability Reports in various sectors (Oil & Gas, Banking, Petrochemicals, Food & Beverage, Telecommunications).

 

Hesham Eissa


Climate Change & Environmental Expert

Hesham  has a master’s degree in economics, two post Diploma in..

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Hesham Eissa|Climate Change & Environmental Expert

Hesham El-Sayed Eissa has a master’s degree in economics, two post Diploma in Political and climate change and a Member of the National Task Force on Climate Change for H.E. President of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Heads Economic Systems, and Economic Development. Hesham is VP-Dcarbon Egypt- lead Expert of of State and Government of the African on Climate Change (CHAOCC) (2015).

Mr. Hesham is the Project Manager and the key expert on Climate Change in Egypt’s’ Low Emission Development Strategy, Egypt’s’ Carbon Market Study, Egypt’s’ Strategic Report for Sustainable Development Goal-2 Ending Hunger, Egypt’s First Voluntary National Review 2016, and preparing Corporate Sustainability Reports in various sectors (Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Telecommunications).


 

May Elwany


Board Member, Head of Strategies & Social Impact Assessment Expert

May is a Strategist and Auditor of Corporate Economic and Social Programs —

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May Elwany |
Board Member, Head of Strategies & Social Impact Assessment Expert

May is a Strategist and Auditor of Corporate Economic and Social Programs in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Agenda 2063.

With a collective 25+ years of proven experience in Strategic Planning, National & Global Operations, Public Networking & Grant Management, Institutional Capacity Building, Corporate Governance, Strategy-setting, Business Model Development, Data Mining preparation process, Process Innovation, Change Management and Responsible Communication.

For 8 years of her career, by modeling and simulating cross-industry dynamics on the African Continent, she was an active player in developing strategies & assessing Social and Sports Programs, and driving transitions towards sustainable development (where underprivileged youth/females were the main beneficiaries).

The “enabling environment” of those programs is witnessed with beneficiaries of the age of 8, whom continued till their 20s by joining  elite international activities, while positively influencing their younger national citizens, with impact on improving health, educational retention, reduction of crime and quality of life despite the complexity of the political, economic, social and cultural contexts.


 

Amira El Marsafawy


Vice President for Sustainable Finance & ESG Expert

Amira  provides high quality ESG research, Sustainability Reports and impact analysis…

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AMIRA EL MARSAFAWY

Vice President for Sustainable Finance & ESG Expert

Amira El Marsafawy is the Vice President for Sustainable Finance & ESG Expert at DCarbon Egypt, where she provides high quality ESG research, Sustainability Reports and impact analysis. In her 10+ years of professional experience in the areas of Economics and Public policy, El Marsafawy has worked as a Senior Economic Researcher at Ministry of Planning Economic, Monitoring, and Administrative Reform, Sustainable Development Unit, responsible for the update of Egypt Vision 2030.

She worked as a faculty member teaching Economics at the American University in Cairo, and worked as an Associate Researcher at the Access to knowledge for Development (A2K4D) Research Center, among other distinctions in the field. El Marsafawy holds a mix of theory and practice as after having her M.A. in Economic Growth and Sustainable Development from the American University in Cairo, she is currently doing her Ph.D in the area of Behavioral Economics and Public Policy, Cairo University.

Dr. Nasser Ayoub


Life Cycle Assessment Expert

DR Nasser is A Professor and Senior Environmental Consultant, Certified LCAP, GSAS-CGP..

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Dr. Nasser Ayoub | Life Cycle Assessment Expert

Professor and Senior Environmental Consultant, Certified LCAP, GSAS-CGP

Energy and Sustainability Expert, including Environmental Benign Bioenergy Supply chains, Waste Management, Life Cycle Assessment, LCA, Environmental Policy Analysis, Energy Conservation, Environmental Monitoring, and Environmental Emergency. Having more than 20 years of comprehensive academic and technical experience in seven different countries.

Dr. Mohamed Shalaby


Economic and Financial Expert

DR Mohamed   is a graduate of Faculty of Commerce & Business administration& obtained Master degree

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DR MOHAMED SHALABY

Economic and Financial Expert

DR Mohamed Shalaby is Economic and Financial Expert, in Dcarbon Egypt. He is a graduate of Faculty of Commerce & Business administration& obtained Master degree in Economics of Foreign Trade  in addition to Ph.D  in Economics, 

As an Economic and Financial Expert, in Dcarbon ,he worked on Corporate Sustainability Reporting, Economic and financial analysis for Alex Bank – Credit Agricole Egypt – Egyptian Drilling Company (EDC) – Amoc – Abu Qir fertilizers & Giza systems, He also worked on Climate change and carbon market researches

Basma ElEtreby


Policy and Outreach Consultant

Basma El Etreby has more than 9 years of experience in outreach and policy-oriented research ..

Basma ElEtreby


Policy and Outreach Consultant

Basma El Etreby has more than 9 years of experience in outreach and policy-oriented research in the UAE and Egypt.

El Etreby’s most recent role as Managing Editor and Senior Researcher at Future for Advanced Research and Studies, the leading Abu Dhabi-based think tank, entailed conducting high-level policy research and co-developing the think tank’s outreach and cooperation strategies.

Previously, she worked for the American University in Cairo (AUC), National Democratic Institute (NDI), International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Program. El Etreby holds a Master of International Relations and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the American University in Cairo. She is a member of Chatham House and the Middle East Studies Association(MESA).

Sofia Yialama


Senior Sustainability Research Analyst

Sofia  is a GRI-certified Senior Sustainability Research Analyst from Greece…

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SOFIA YIALAMA

Sustainability Senior Research Analyst

Sofia Yialama is a GRI-certified Senior Sustainability Research Analyst from Greece. She holds a Bachelor and MSc degree in International and European studies and her areas of expertise include international relations, international cooperation and sustainable development.

As a former E.U Projects Consultant and member in regional Task Forces, she has significant experience in project management in sectors such as Sustainability in the Blue Economy sectorsGreen Economy, Sustainable Tourism and Nature-Based solutions. Her solid career objective and self-motivation is to inspire, influence and develop initiatives and projects coupled with multilateral partnerships towards achieving “Sustainability Transition” in the private sector.

Mariam Mahmoud


Senior Sustainability Research Analyst 

Mariam has a B.A in Economics from faculty of Economics and Political Science

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Mariam Mahmoud


Senior Sustainability Research Analyst 

Mariam has a B.A in Economics from faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo
University.

She has worked as an Economic Researcher in Sustainable Development Unit at the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, where she participated in the updating process of the Sustainable Development Strategy: Egypt’s Vision 2030, developing a list of indicators for
monitoring the National goals, liaising with relevant intergovernmental, non-governmental, and
international organizations that are active in sustainable development, preparing and reviewing national and international sustainable development reports, representing the Ministry in
the formal events, conferences and meetings, and performing any researches and studies relevant to sustainable development.

Nermine Shalaby


Senior Economist

Nermeen  was a senior development officer in Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation,..

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NERMINE SHALABY | Senior Economist

Nermeen Shalaby was a senior development officer in Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation, Shalaby is a MBA holder from French university in Egypt, Shalaby main field is to strengthen Egypt’s ties with its existing international partners and different development agencies, as well as exploring new opportunities for cooperation while setting Egypt partners strategies, all through the establishment of mutually-beneficial partnerships.

After spending nearly, a decade working in GOE, Shalaby has extensive experience in national development program negotiation and follow up. Furthermore, she has opportunity to be MIIC representative in several local economic and political GOE committees, as well as in the coordination with several international organizations, on top of which is the USAID, UNDP and LAS. Lastly, GRI certificate for sustainable development goals reporting.

Mahmoud Gamal El-Din


Junior Sustainability Research Analyst 

Mahmoud Graduated from the American University in Cairo,He is an official GRI Certified Research Analyst.

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MAHMOUD GAMAL EL-DIN

Junior Sustainability Research Analyst

Mahmoud  is an official Sustainability GRI Certified Research Analyst.

Mahmoud Graduated from the American University in Cairo, holding a bachelor degree in Political science with double concentrations in international law and international relations. Due to his deep interest in history, he acquired a history minor during his undergrad years. Mahmoud graduated in spring 2019 with high honors.

He acquired a wide knowledge in different fields due to AUC’s liberal arts education programs which allows students to take courses in different fields not related to their major. He studied different courses in different fields such as accounting, business, economics, biology, mass communications, anthropology, sociology, psychology, history, law, political studies, Middle East studies, Arabic language studies, and others.

Hossam Mohamed Yousry 


Sustainability Research Analyst

Hossam holds a masters degree in Economic Development from the London School of Economics….

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Hossam Mohamed Yousry

Sustainable researcher

Hossam holds a masters degree in Economic Development from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a bachelors degree in Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London.

His BSc at SOAS developed his technical understanding of economics where topics of mathematical formalisms and broadened my understanding of analytical frameworks. While his masters at LSE has paved the way for his profound interest in development realm, as the program underscored the significance and challenges to the growth and sustainable development of regions. Collectively, his BSc and MSc programmes have provided him with a solid foundation of computational, analytical and advisory skills.

Yara Mourad


Sustainability Research Analyst

Experience in the field of economic research and analysis. She won the best research project for undergraduate students in 2020 from the British …

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Yara Mourad


Sustainability Research Analyst

Yara graduated from the British University in Egypt, holding a bachelor’s degree in Economics, with a major of economic development. Yara graduated in September 2020 with a distinction with Honors and ranked the top of her class for four consecutive years. Her dissertation thesis was related to social sustainability and more precisely to human capital development, education, knowledge creation and innovation.

Yara has a great experience in the field of economic research and analysis. She won the best research project for undergraduate students in 2020 from the British University in Egypt. She completed an internship as an economic research assistant at Cairo Center for development Benchmark and another internship as economic researcher in Behavioral and Experimental Economics at Hamburg University in Germany.  In addition, Yara acquired a great knowledge in the banking sector as she completed two internships, one at National Bank of Kuwait and another at Banque Du Caire. She also worked as Accounting Teaching Assistant for IGCSE for two years. Yara acquired a wide knowledge in different economic fields including economic development, environmental economics, financial economics, banking, statistics, behavioral economics, experimental economics, economics of religion, strategic management, financial planning, entrepreneurship and project management.

Kenzy Yakan


Sustainability Research Analyst

Kenzy graduated in 2020 from Leiden University in the Netherlands with a BSc in International Relations and Organisations. …

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Kenzy Yakan
Sustainability Research Analyst

Kenzy graduated in 2020 from Leiden University in the Netherlands with a BSc in International Relations and Organisations. Alongside her major studies, Kenzy completed a minor studies in Sustainable Development. Kenzy’s minor studies deeply resonated with her as she had the opportunity to take part in an enriching experience where she lived in the Philippines for a month in order to carry out field research on plastic pollution and its effects. Carrying over her enthusiasm towards Sustainable Development, Kenzy completed her degree in The Hague, Netherlands by conducting a study on the relationship between environmental cooperation and economic development in the developing world.

Kenzy’s passion for sustainable development paved the way for her decision to pursue a career within this field. She believes that the strategic, analytical and critical skills acquired from her degree combined with her passion for and knowledge on sustainable development form the necessary equation to effectively serve this sector.

Dalia Samy Omar


Business Development Manager

Dalia is the Business development manager and the newest addition to Dcarbon team……

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Dalia Samy Omar

Business Development manager

Dalia is the Business development manager and the newest addition to Dcarbon team.

Dalia Graduated from The German University in Cairo holding a bachelor in Mechatronics engineering. The most recent addition to Dcarbon team. Previously worked in the renewable energy field specifically Solar Energy which gave her an insight on different corporate needs regarding achieving sustainability. Throughout her former experience she discovered her passion towards sustainable development. With Dcarbon, Dalia is professionally maintaining Dcarbon’s brand image, identifying new business opportunities and enhancing our services and value proposition.

Sally Aly


Personal Assistant to CEO & HR Supervisor

Sally Aly is  planning the most efficient administrative …

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SALLY ALY

Personal Assistant to CEO & HR Supervisor

Sally Aly is the Personal assistant to Dcarbon CEO , planning the most efficient administrative procedures in addition to working as HR Supervisor supporting the Vice President for HR ;handling all HR responsibilities for the company. Sally is also handling all the GRI training requirements acting as a focal point between attendees & the GRI in Netherlands.

Sally is a graduate from the Faculty of Alsun English department ,She has worked in Vodafone Egypt for 13 years ;planning the training for the employees in addition to working as internal communication for 7 years communicating efficiently all non-commercial information to employees along with organizing events for 3000 employees

Mariam Mohamed


Administrate Assistant

Mariam Mohamed has been graduated from Sadat Academy for Management…

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Mariam Mohamed has been graduated from Sadat Academy for Management Sciences. She is holding a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major of banking graduated in June 2018. She has experience at Arab African International Bank for one year and half.

Mariam Hamza


Graphic Designer 

Mariam is a Graphic Designer and Illustrator, she has over 4 years …

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Mariam Hamza

Graphic Designer 

Mariam is a Graphic Designer and Illustrator, she has over 4 years of experience working independently as a freelancer & in-company.
Mariam is focused on creating smart, provocative, and conceptual designs & editorial illustrations, covers, campaigns and various print and online visual communications.
Through constant exploration of typography, imagery and illustration, and creating eye-catching artwork. She’s committed to staying current with trending design and constantly challenges herself to learn more.

Wessam Al-Taher


Financial Manager

He has more than 23 years of experience in the field of financial management….

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WESSAM AL-TAHER

Financial Manager

Mr. Wessam joined DCarbon since its inception in 2016. He works as the financial manager. He has more than 23 years of experience in the field of financial management. Prior joining DCarbon, Mr. Wessam held many financial leadership positions in many Egyptian and multinational companies in various fields. Participated in the development and implementation of financial strategies, and policies, and monitoring key performance indicators.

Mr. Wessam is responsible for preparing and analyzing reports, budgets, accounts, and financial statements. Preparing strategic analysis and assist in strategic planning. Contribute to setting operational plans for the department and making sure that these goals are consistent with the individual goals of the employees. He is also responsible for overseeing implementation and contribution to the continuous improvement of management policies, procedures and operations in line with best practices and strategies

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