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Summary

Skilled in-house  legal and contracts counsel with a proven experience of working in public policy, regulatory development, international trade and development and financial regulatory compliance.
Ahmad has worked on a variety of matters, including policy development; permitting and enforcement based on major OECD frameworks.
With +5 years of well-honed project management experience on behalf of inter-governmental organizations, public authorities, Fortune 500 companies and banking industry inside the MENA region. 

Work History

Mar 2018Present
Qatar National Bank ( AL AHLI ) Cairo ,Egypt.

Senior Legal & Contracts Adviser

  • Draft, review, and negotiate all types of contracts, policies, and legal documents including but not limited to:
    • Commercial loans and credit facilities agreements.
    • Review insurance policies related to credits guarantees.
    • contracts related to different types of commercial arrangements including Intellectual property agreements.
    • contracts related to acquisition/disposal/lease of real estates.
    • relevant policies and product papers.
    • Other type of transactional documents as may be required in the course of the Group's business.
  • Reviewing and drafting facilities agreement.
  • Advising on wholesale, and retail banking, as well as treasury matters.
  • Creating and reviewing standard forms.
  • Supervise and training junior legal counsels.
Jun 2016Dec 2017
Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH,Cairo,Egypt.

Junior Adviser

  • Review of existing legal framework laws (national and internationally ratified agreements including Basel , Stockholm conventions) and executive regulations,directives as they relate to hazardous waste and substances management.
  • Assist to develop a strategic reform action plan for the hazardous waste and substances management sector on a national level in Egypt harmonised with all relevant stakeholders including the public and private sector and design plan for the consultation process.       
  • Leading team of key international consultants to develop and draft executive regulations addressing the technical best practices for integrated management of hazardous waste and substances and industrial compliance.
  •  Implement, monitor and evaluate a pilot project for increasing industrial hazardous waste collection and treatment efficiency including but not limited to assessing, analysing, minimising risks related to the implementation of the pilot project within a private public partnership scheme.
  • Design and Draft contracts and terms of references for consultancy services.
  • Assess the regulatory impact analysis for industrial and environmental compliance 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 incentives for adhering the prevention, minimising & safe compliant management of hazardous waste and substances.
Sept 2012Jun 2016
Baker Hughes a GE Company ( North Africa & Remotes GeoMarket Eastern Cluster ) Cairo,Egypt.

International Logistics & 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.
  • Regularly classify materials and products on the export and import track.    
  • Review third party and vendors contracts and conduct due diligence checks.
Aug 2010Sep 2010
Petroleum Air Services ( Bristow Group) Cairo,Egypt.

Legal & Commercial Contracts Intern

  •  Identify risks 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

Aug2017
Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Cooperation Management for Practitioners Capacity WORKS

Apr2016
Baker Hughes a GE Company.

The UK Bribery Act.

Mar2016
Baker Hughes a GE Company.

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

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
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.