Yasser Sherif

Managing Director

MA in Public Administration, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

B.Sc. in Architectural Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Mr. Sherif has over 30 years of experience in environmental management; policy formulation; institutional development, capacity building and training; public administration; EIA/ESIA; cleaner production; industrial compliance, and energy efficiency.  As a former senior staff member of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) at a critical period of its development (1992-1999), he was closely involved in the formulation of environmental policies and management approaches, as well as communication and coordination with governmental bodies, industrial sector (regulators, investors and professionals) and civil society.

Moving to private practice since 1999, he has continuously contributed to the Egyptian environmental scene through participating in and supervising projects and assignments of various scales in different fields.  Over the past decade, he has been working on projects and studies that are concerned with energy management, energy efficiency and renewable energy in the areas of policy formulation, subsidy reform, prospects and indicators, and technologies.

Mr. Sherif’s experience encompasses contributing to developing the Egyptian EIA system at the institutional level, as well as supervising participating in major EIA/ESIA, and diverse environmental management studies for several sectors, including: oil and gas; infrastructure; energy; tourism; industry and mining.  He is a Certified Environmental Consultant by EEAA in the fields of: Conducting and Reviewing EIA Studies, Management of Hazardous Substances and Wastes, and Environmental Compliance for Industrial Facilities.