Dr. Claudia Gross
Dr. Claudia Gross is a German Management Trainer and Organizational Consultant living and working in Egypt for over 6,5 years. She trains and consults for international development organizations such as GIZ, UN-HABITAT and UNDP.
Dr. Heba Fathy
Dr. Hebatallah Fathy is an Associated Professor for Modern German Literature at Cairo University and Deputy Director of the Quality Assurance Unit at her faculty. Since 1996 she is working for the Goethe Institute Cairo: GFL courses level A1-C2, training and continued education for GFL teachers, holding seminars, conception and supervision of Blended-Learning-Concepts, expert for intercultural commuinication and taking part in the cultural preparation of GERLS-scholarshipholder, Dr. Fathy is a DAAD- and AvH-Alumna.
Dr. Heba Salama
Dr. Heba Salama is a DAAD-Alumna working as lecturer of Crop Science at the Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University. She finished her PhD in Agricultural Sciences in the Christian-Albrechts University in Kiel, Germany.
Dr. Maha Bali
Maha Bali is Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo (AUC). She holds a PhD in Education from the University of Sheffield, UK. She is a faculty developer and teacher educator, and currently teaches on educational game design at AUC. She is an editor at the journal, Hybrid Pedagogy, and is International Director of the Digital Pedagogy Lab. She is also a Prof Hacker blogger on the Chronicle of Higher Education, and co-founder of VirtuallyConnecting.org and EdContexts.org. She is an avid blogger (http://blog.mahabali.me) and active Tweeter (@bali_maha).
Dr. Mona El-Tobgui
Mona Mohamed El Tobgui is an assistant Professor at the National Research Centre and the Senior Advisor of Fraunhofer in Egypt. Dr. El Tobgui delivered training courses to diverse target groups in science, mainly NRC, and public administration institutions, mainly governorates in upper Egypt.
Dr. Moritz Mihatsch
Dr. Moritz Mihatsch is a political historian who wrote his Dphil thesis at the University of Oxford on the emergence of political parties in Sudan and the idea of Nation. He currently teaches political science as assistant professor at the Future University in Egypt.
Dr. Mostafa Hunter
Dr. Mostafa Hunter is the Treasurer of the European Health Management Association (EHMA) and Visiting Professor of International Healthcare Management at the Management Center Innsbruck (MCI). He is a certified trainer to the IFC-Global Corporate Governance Forum Board Leadership Training Resources.
Dr. Riham Bahi
Dr. Riham Bahi is an Assistant Professor of international relations at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. Moreover she is visiting Professor at the American University in Cairo. Dr. Bahi earned her PhD in International and Public Affairs from Northeastern University in US , where she also received her MA in International Relations and Comparative Politics. In addition, she worked as the academic coordinator for Amideast Education Abroad Program. She has experience in program- and curriculum development and developing capacity building programs for faculties and students in the areas of gender mainstreaming, diversity management, integrating human rights in higher education, and running short-term study abroad programs in Egypt for American students.
Dr. Tarek Tawfik
Dr. Tarek Tawfik is Director-General of the Grand Egyptian Museum Project since 2014. Before he worked as a lecturer at the Faculty of Archaeology Cairo University Department of Egyptology for several years. Lecturing on: ancient Egyptian culture, religion, monuments, art, architecture and philology. He did his Ph.D. on the Vignette of the first chapter of the Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead at the University of Bonn. Dr. Tawfik is also a Professional trainer expert at the Professional Management Expertise Center (PMEC) since 2010.
Mr. Alaa Shahin
Engineer Alaa has a Master Degree in Construction Management from Brighton University, United Kingdom, 1996 and a Bachelor degree in Construction Engineering from the American University in Cairo, 1993. He is a lecturer of Proposal Writing for Engineering Projects intensive course at the Engineering Service Unit of the American University in Cairo (AUC). He trains and consults for international development organizations such as GIZ, USAID, UNDP, UNICEF, UNDP and European Union. He has supported Foundations and private businesses in engaging more effectively with potential clients and donor agencies as well as in developing winning proposal strategies for multi-developmental tenders and grants. During his service for 15 years as the Near East Regional Director for AECOM, one of the largest US Engineering Design, Project Management and International Development Company
Mr. Christian Achrainer
Christian Achrainer is a PhD candidate at Philipps-University Marburg, Germany, a freelance consultant, and an associate fellow of the Berlin-based think tank German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP). Before having moved to Egypt in mid-2015, he worked for six years as a researcher within DGAP’s Middle East and North Africa Program. He studied political science, sociology, and communication science in Düsseldorf, Turku, and Bremen
Mr. Mohamed Taha
Mohamed Taha is a lecturer at the GUC and a part-time ESP teacher at SCE. He delivers different academic and business related training modules at the DHBW, GIZ and DAAD.
Ms. Andrea Jud
Andrea Jud works at the Orient-Institut Beirut Cairo Office and is a PhD candidate in Media and Communication Studies at the Free University Berlin. She has MA degrees in Islamic Studies and Political Science from the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg.
Ms. Astrid Lütje
Astrid Lütje M.A. is a teacher of German as a Foreign Language and Geography at the DSB in Cairo. She worked as a GFL teacher at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester/GB, at Xiangtan University/China, at the TU in Shanghai/China and at the Georg-August Universität in Göttingen. Her main academic interests are intercultural relations.
Ms. Heba Afifi
Graduated from the German High School in Cairo (DEO). After graduation she studied at the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management and obtained her Bachelor of Arts. Furthermore she studied Islamic Sciences at the Institute for Islamic Studies/Ministry of Higher Education and at the Islamic Culture Center/ Ministry of Religious Affairs (Awkaf Ministry). She has been granted two post graduate diplomas in Islamic Studies from these Institutes. She conducts inter-cultural courses with special emphasis on the Egyptian and German cultures since three years.
Ms. Heba Selim
Heba Selim is a Management Consultant and Trainer with 25 years of experience in training in communication and soft skills including management and leadership skills. Heba had a wide experience with international organizations working in Egypt and the Arab Countries. Heba is a part time Instructor at The American University in Egypt Management Center and an accredited instructor with Chartered Institute of Public Relations, U.K. Heba also provides training with FORMAT, training arm of German Arab Chamber and Egyptian Banking Insitution.
Ms. Ilka Eickhof
Ilka Eickhof works at the Netherlands‐Flemish Institute in Cairo as a PhD researcher and lecturer for MA and BA students. She has MA degrees in Islamic Studies, Sociology and Modern History from the Freie University of Berlin, and also studied at the Sabanci University in Istanbul. Until 2014 she was a research associate and lecturer at the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies at Freie University Berlin. Research focus: postcolonial critique, politics of representation, Bourdieusian theory. She is affiliated as a PhD student with the University of Amsterdam (Dissertation project: Northern European Cultural Institutions in Cairo, 2011-2015).
Ms. Sonja Drewes
Sonja Drewes holds a Diploma in Arabic Language and International Management. Beside her longstanding working experience she was trained as Business Coach, NLP Master Practitioner and Occupational Test User (Personality & Ability) in Munich, Dubai and Cambridge. Sonja has been living and working for more than 15 years in Dubai and Egypt, thereof more than 7 years as a freelance Trainer for Soft Skills; specialized in Communication, Teambuilding and Change Management.
Prof. Dr. Galal H. Galal-Edeen
"Prof. Galal Hassan Galal-Edeen is a professor of Information Systems Engineering and Vice-Dean at the Faculty of Computing, Cairo University, and is the holder of Cairo University Chair on Innovation. He is an internationally certified trainer (CT) and has trained in Europe, North Africa and the Gulf on various topics such as Software Engineering, Training of Trainers and Innovation Management and Strategy. He has experience working with several UK universities in different full-time roles for many years, and has won research funding from several agencies including the UK EPSRC, EU, DAAD, AUC and USAid. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of four international journals and served as chief innovation policy adviser to the STDF , as well as a member of the STDF project selection committee. He is is a full professional member of the British Computer Society and a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP), and a Certified Usability Analyst (CUA)."
Prof. Dr. Mohamed El-Fouly
Prof. Dr. Mohamed El-Fouly is Professor at the National Research Centre and a DAAD and A.v. Humboldt Alumni – Awarded over 50 projects from different academic, international and private sector organizations. Awarded State Appreciation Prize for Agricultural Sciences in 2006.