Amira is an independent strategy & management consultant focused on the Leisure & Tourism sector. Prior to working on her own, Amira was a senior Principal at Booz & Co where she specialized in issues of economic development & public policy with a special focus on the travel & tourism sector. Prior to a career in consulting, Amira was the Director of Corporate Development at Orascom Industries, as well as a senior Finance Group Manager at Procter & Gamble.
Amira is passionate about social development; she co-founded an NGO focused on micro-finance and is an active volunteer in various shelters for abused women and children. In her free time, Amira loves to travel and explore new geographies and cultures.
Independent Consultant: Principal consultant (Global) Booz & Company: Principal (Houston, Dubai, Cairo) Orascom Construction Industries: Director of Corporate Development (Cairo ; Washington ; Algiers) Procter & Gamble: Finance Group Manager (Middle East & North Africa)
Harvard Business School: MBA (2003) American University in Cairo: BA Economics & International Relations (1995) Cornell University: Masters Certificate in Hospitality Management (2012)