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Summary

Ahmad is bilingual qualified lawyer with a proven experience of working in public policy development, international cooperation, and international trade With specific  expertise  in industrial compliance and oil and gas sectors.

As an adviser Ahmad has anticipated and identified challenges  and initiated solutions for hazardous waste and substances  classification ,transportation and treatment  regulatory challenges in Egypt on a national level on the other hand proposing best available practices to be transposed through a reform sector action plan with a regulatory nature. Consulting senior officials, technical experts both in and out of government, the legal community, interest groups and the general public in order to garner input for policy analyses and draft legislation.


With a strict commercial background in designing contracts based on models including FIDIC & NEC terms and conditions.Ahmad has worked on a variety of matters, including regulatory development; policy development; permitting and enforcement based on all major OECD & EU frameworks; sustainability counseling; and evolving approaches to supply chain management as well product lifecycle compliance requirements, supply chain voluntary programs, reverse logistics & freight bill auditing.

Work History

Jun2016
Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH,Cairo,Egypt.

Legal Policy & Compliance Adviser

  • Review of existing legal framework laws (national and internationally ratified agreements including Basel , Stockholm & Rotterdam conventions) and executive regulations,directives as they relate to hazardous waste and substances management.
  • Develop and draft executive regulations addressing  the technical best practices for integrated management of hazardous waste and substances and industrial compliance along with key international experts.
  • Develop the hazardous waste and substances reform sector action plan allocating institutional liabilities,roles and responsibilities among various stakeholders including the public and private sector.
  • Design a multi-stakeholders consultation plan for the proposed new legislation. 
  •  Provide technical support and coordinate with external legal consultancy firms for drafting the final draft of the proposed legislation going through the submission and approval phase by the Egyptian ministry of Environment 
  • Design and Draft contracts and terms of references for direct and indirect procurement.
  • Assess  the regulatory impact analysis for economic instruments and 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 instruments for adhering the prevention, minimizing & safe compliant management of hazardous waste and substances.
  • Advise the tendering team with contracts risks and assist in developing risk justification plan.
  • Attend negotiations meetings discuss and /or request modification ,In additions to track changes for potential contracts and terms of references. 
Sept 2012Jun 2016
Baker Hughes ( North Africa & Remotes GeoMarket Eastern Cluster ) Cairo,Egypt.

International Trade & Compliance Specialist

  • 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 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.
  • Reviewing of third party contracts and agreements related to customs clearance, fright services assets liquidation.
  • Record keeping of shipping documents including certificates of origins , Export and import certificates.
Jan 2011Sep 2012
Ahmed Amer Law Firm

Intern Lawyer

  •  Assist with drafting legal notes and memorandums required for criminal and civil cases filing and submissions in front of the Egyptian competent courts.
Aug 2010Sep 2010
Petroleum Air Services ( Bristow Group) Cairo,Egypt.

Legal & Commercial Contracts Intern

  •  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

Nov2017
IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Hazardous Waste and Substances Management

  • Gives participants the opportunity to gain knowledge about current practices and state-of-the-art developments as well as the organizational and legislative framework to prevent and handle hazardous waste and substances as well how to develop proactive compliance strategies for implementation.
Aug2017
Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Cooperation Management for Practitioners Capacity WORKS

  • This Certificate provides 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.
Apr2016
Baker Hughes 

The UK Bribery Act.

  •  Identify key points of the U.K. Bribery Act, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other international anti-bribery initiatives
  • Recognize the six principles for preventing bribery under the U.K. Bribery Act
  • Identify common risk factors when conducting a bribery risk assessment.
  • Ascertain the most effective ways to respond to bribery-related issues.
  • Identify best practices for conducting bribery investigations and writing investigation reports.
  • Recognize common red flags associated with bribery.
Mar2016
Baker Hughes

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

  • 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 and Policy Review.
Feb2016
Baker Hughes

ITAR-EAR Export Regulations

  • 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.
Jan2016
Baker Hughes

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

  • 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.
Oct2016
Baker Hughes

Hazardous Substances Management / HSE - Health, Safety, Environment

  • 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 fulfillments of their duties as hazardous substances license and permit holders.
Nov2014
Baker Hughes

FCPA: Understanding The Law

  •  This Certification provides 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) This certification explores the basics of the law, who is affected, and what is required.

Education

Skills

Consultancy
  • Assist 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
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.
  • German : Basic user.