Manal Hassan

Manal Hassan

Group Chief Sustainability Officer Elsewedy Electric &VP of Elsewedy Electric Foundation


Manal is a  graduate of the American University in Cairo ( AUC) who received numerous awards for her leadership, strategic thinking and

achievements. Manal is also known for her passion for CSR and in 2017 and 2018 was awarded as one of the Top 50 women in Egypt. In 2022, was awarded the “ Distinguished Alumni Award” from the American University in Cairo. 

After 28 years of diverse experience she joined Elsewedy Electric as the Chief Sustainability Officer . Published Elsewedy Electric GRI sustainability report and Carbon footprint report. Manal set the sustainability strategy aligned with the UNGC and Egypt vision for 2030 in the company and delivered CSR activities through a strong sustainable strategy and climate action plan. 

Prior to Elsewedy Electric, she worked for the Arab African International Bank (AAIB), as the Executive Director of the AAIB foundation managing the foundation strategically and operationally. As an economist she was the Financial and Investment Consultant for several companies. She also worked for GIZ leading a team to monitor and evaluate GIZ development projects in Egypt.    


The Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives and projects she led focused mainly on health, education and in 2011 she started mentoring entrepreneurs and SMEs. She is also an advisory to the board of Ahl Misr and board member in Sanda,  in addition to other profit and nonprofit boards.



Master of International Economic Development – The American university in Cairo

Master of Structural Development – The American University of Cairo

Professional Certificate IFC SME Governance

Professional Certificate HR Oracle Developer

Bachelor of Economics – The American University in Cairo – Dean’s List