Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer - Global Trade Matters
Ashraf Mohamed Naguib is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Global Trade Matters, Egypt’s leading Private Sector Think Tank dedicated to the exploration and formulation of economic and political reform policies in Egypt and the MENA Region.
Naguib is also the Chairman of the Global Trade Matters Center for Global Business Excellence, a 5,000sqm state of the art conferencing facility on the outskirts of Cairo. With more than 18 years experience in the fields of executive management, business development and entrepreneurship, Naguib has become one of Egypt’s preeminent conveners, bridging between local and international stakeholders on issues of international trade and political economics.
Naguib is also the Secretary General and Co-founder of the Asia Egypt Business Association (AEBA). AEBA is at the forefront of economic policy formulation between Egypt and the Asian countries. AEBA has an extensive and impressive network across over 50 countries representing over 3.4 billion consumers.
Naguib studied Global Strategic Management at Franklin University Switzerland and Pace University in New York City.
Global Trade Matters – One of Egypt’s leading Private Sector Think Tanks for Economic and Political Reform Policies is proud to announce the launch of the Compete Egypt Initiative, dedicated to promoting competitiveness in business practices and to advocate for responsible approaches to doing Global Business while working towards integrating the pressing concerns of the Egyptian public and private sectors. The Compete Egypt Initiative aims at contributing to the public discourse while maintaining a sustainable dialogue around Egypt’s role in globalization, global economic integration, and private sector enhancement.