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Executive Summary

Ahmad is a bilingual qualified lawyer functioning as Policy & Compliance Adviser for Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit(GIZ).
Ahmad has worked on a variety of matters, including regulatory development ; policy development; permitting and enforcement based on all major Environmental statutes and international conventions ; sustainability counseling; and evolving approaches to compliance (e.g., supply chain management and product life cycle requirements, voluntary supply chain programs, and reverse logistics, As well international trade compliance regulations applications including ITAR  (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) and the EAR (Export Administration Regulations)

With coherent understanding  of Anti-Bribery Practical Application to Sales, Logistics  under FCPA code & the UK Bribery Act .

With +5 years of well-honed project management experience on behalf of public authorities, joint ventures and the private sector inside and outside the MENA region.

Acknowledged for consistently delivering high standards in both quality and professionalism, cultivating solid business relationships with clients, teammates, management, key decision makers and governing authorities.

Proactive and detailed contributor committed to influencing positive change and achieving goals.

  • Delivered leadership coaching and organizational development projects, and customized workshop facilitation as independent tasks with various public and international organizations inside and outside of Egypt.
  • Recognized for excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload to ensure timely delivery.

Specialties

Technical Legal Drafting.
Legislative and Institutional Reforms.

Regulatory Development.
Supply Chain Management (Legal and Regulatory aspects).
Compliance Strategies and plans.
Global Trade.

ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations).

EAR (Export Administration Regulations).

Export Control.
Strategic Sourcing.
Sustainable Development.
RFQ/RFP.
Gaps Analysis.
Due Diligence .
Coaching.
Risk Assessment.
FCPA.
The UK Bribery Act.

Work History

Jun2016

Policy & Compliance Advisor

Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH,Cairo,Egypt.

- Review of existing legal framework laws (national and internationally ratified agreements including Basel , Stockholm & Rotterdam conventions) and executive regulations as they relate to hazardous waste and substances management within Egypt.
-Develop and implement a pilot experimental project for increasing industrial  hazardous waste  collection and treatment efficiency  including but not limited to assessing ,analyzing,minimizing risks related to the implementation of the pilot project.
-Develop a strategic  implementation process for electronic compliance monitoring system for industrial hazardous waste management system in Egypt.

- Develop and draft executive regulations addressing  the technical best practices aspects for integrated management of hazardous waste and substances.     

-Design the stakeholders consultation process related to industrial hazardous waste management action plan and legislation in Egypt.

- Provide technical support through the submission and approval phase of the developed hazardous waste/substance legislation by the Egyptian ministry of environment.

- Assess the feasibility and  implementation analysis for regulatory policies including Extended Producer responsibility placed on products by type,cradle to gave policy guaranteeing financial sustainability of industrial hazardous waste / substances Management systems as well propose economic and financial mechanisms incentives for adhering the prevention, minimizing & safe compliant management of hazardous waste and substances .

Sep 2012Jun 2016

Global Trade & Compliance Specialist

Baker Hughes ( North Africa & Remotes GeoMarket Eastern Cluster ) Cairo,Egypt.

- Planning and execution of import / export activities for Baker Hughes within the
Designated Geomarket. Ensuring that all imports / export activities are completed in accordance with Baker Hughes internal procedures, in compliance with all relevant legislation and Health and safety requirements. 

- Working with both internal and external parties performs a variety of duties ensuring that product is being shipped internationally (Export and Import) in a cost efficient, timely and compliant manner.

Aug 2010Sep 2010

Legal & Commercial Contracts Intern

Petroleum Air Services ( Bristow Group) Cairo,Egypt.

- Identify risk and choose appropriate insurance policies to cover potential liabilities
- Offer advice about the mandatory types of insurance such as workers' compensation.
coverage, and to offer recommendations for voluntary policies to manage risk.

Certifications

20162016

Cooperation Management for Practitioners Capacity WORKS

Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

This Certificate provide the learner analysis and refection skills within the context of the management model Capacity WORKS Capacity.

Capacity WORKS is a key tool that supports the learner work for social change processes. In complex constellations, & gives the actors involved guidance and structure, without constraining them.  using simple methods  facilitates a joint understanding of the key issues in a joint project and how to approach them.

20142016

ITAR-EAR Export Regualtions

Baker Hughes 

This Certificate enhance the learner with fundamental mechanisms required for items classification and  the regulatory environment of United States export compliance, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations and other government agencies.

20142016

The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)

Baker Hughes

The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a voluntary supply chain security program led by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and focused on improving the security of private companies' supply chains with respect to terrorism

20142016

Hazardous Substance Management / HSE - Health, Safety, Environment

Baker Hughes

This certificate provides  the learner with knowledge and qualifies him with the skills in measuring and assessing contaminants at the workplace. This includes identifying of sources of hazardous substances, implementing control measures and managing the associated risks, it also covers the knowledge to control and manage hazardous substances, as required by the National Environment Agency, for the fulfillment of their duties as hazardous substances license and permit holders.

20142016

Anti-Bribery Training for Logistics, and Finance and Sales Approvals

Baker Hughes

- The Anti-Bribery Practical Application to Sales, Logistics and Approvals protects  Baker Hughes and its employees in accordance with the FCPA and other Anti-Bribery  laws that impose significant fines on companies and individuals. The coursework  includes:
- Introduction to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Anti Bribery Act.
- FCPA Provisions.
- Practical Application.
- Policy Review.

20142016

FCPA: Understanding The Law

Baker Hughes

- This Certification provide the learner with the knowledge that success of a free market system depends on the sale of products and services in a competitive arena, where purchasers make buying decisions based on quality and price. Paying bribes to gain an unfair advantage and win business undermines that marketplace competition. To prevent companies and individuals from engaging in such practices, the U.S. government enacted the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and the governments of numerous other countries and international organization have enacted similar laws. This certification explores the basics of the law, who is affected, and what is required.

Education

Skills

Consultancy

- Contributed to develop Ray Carter’s 10c (criteria) Supplier and Contractor Evaluation Model : The 10 c model is designed to assist buyers and contract managers to evaluate the risk of procuring goods and/or services from a particular supplier or contractor. The model is recognized by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and it is mentioned on numerous websites and texts.

Link : https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/10-cs.htm


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Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

SAP, Amber Road

Organizational Skills

-2009 Participated as a judge at ICJ(International Court of Justice) ASMUN Ain Shams University Model of United Nations .

-2012 Participated as a delegate for the Italian republic at BIMUN , UNEP , Bonn International Model of United Nations, Bonn,Germany.

-2015 Fellow of Youth for Development a project has been designed with the main purpose of offering information concerning the 12 developing countries Romania is supporting through the RoAid program of official assistance Afghanistan,Armenia,Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Iraq, Libya, Moldova,Palestine, Tunis, Ukraine.


Microsoft Office

Advanced User

Lingual Skills 

English: Full Professional Proficiency , Spanish : Basic User, French : Basic User, Arabic : Native.