Eng. Mohamed H. Ashmawi

Eng. Mohamed H. Ashmawi

Speaker: Eng. Mohamed Ashmawi
Position: president
Company: IP3 MENA – The Institute for Public-Private Partnerships Middle East & North Africa, S.A.E.
Country: Egypt

Eng. Mohamed Ashmawi president IP3 MENA – The Institute f or Public-Private Partnerships Middle East & North Africa, S.A.E. Egypt

Eng. Ashmawi is a management consultant specialized
in municipal services with more than 35 years of relevant experience.

He is a Co-Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Chemonics Egypt, Egypt’s foremost engineering and management consulting firm.

Together with IP3, Eng. Ashmawi founded IP3 MENA in 2004 and serves as its President. IP3 MENA’s mission is to advance IP3’s proven methodology in public-private partnerships (PPP) throughout the Middle East & North Africa

Eng. Ashmawi has been at the forefront of the PPP movement in
Egypt. As an advisor to the Ministry of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities on the USAID-funded Legal, Institutional and Regulatory Reform Projects, he advised the highest level’s of government responsible for municipal services on the introduction and regulation of PPPs.

Eng. Ashmawi advised on Egypt’s first pilot projects in PPP in water and wastewater services. He has also been actively involved in Egypt’s PPP process for solid waste management
particularly in the Cairo area (the world’s largest solid waste management PPP program ever, both in terms of value and service area).

He is a frequent speaker in IP3 and IP3 MENA training programs on PPP and infrastructure regulation.

He is a member of several professional societies, including the Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers, the Egyptian Society for O&M Engineers and is a registered Consulting Engineer.

He has extensive experience in development gained through more than 20 years of institutional development, technical assistance and training activities on large multi-disciplinary USAID, DANIDA, FINNIDA, DGIS and SFD-funded programs, especially in the water and wastewater and industry sectors.

Early in his career, Eng. Ashmawi served as Deputy Chief of Party on the USAID-funded Local Development II/Provincial Project where he supervised technical assistance, training, operation and maintenance, and institutional development for infrastructure projects in water and wastewater systems,
equipment, roads and buildings.

Eng. Ashmawi promotes institutional development by putting together the counterparts and/or subordinates in the
private sector and all levels of the Government of Egypt (GOE) from Central Government to village level.

Professional Record
2004 to present Co-Founder & President, IP3 MENA, Cairo, Egypt
1992 to present Co-Founder &Chief Executive Officer, Chemonics Egypt,Cairo, Egypt

1981 to 1992 Deputy Chief of Party, Basic Village Services/Local
Development II Projects, Chemonics International/USAID,
Cairo, Egypt

1966-1981 Colonel, engineering corps, Egyptian Army, Marsa Matrouh, Egypt

Certificate, supervision of infrastructure projects, Washington, DC 1988

Diploma, business administration, Egyptian Army Academy, Cairo, Egypt, 1970

B.Sc., mechanical engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt, 1966.

Country Experience
Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Syria