Lobna El Dessouky
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms. El Dessouky leverages over two decades of professional experience in a wide range of sectors to fulfill her numerous advisory and board roles. Currently, Ms. El Dessouky holds the post of Advisor for the European Bank for Construction and Development’s Enterprise Growth Program and is Advisor to the Audit Committee at Qalaa Holdings, having been a member of the committee since December 2012. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Managerial Accounting and Automated Financial Reporting at the American University in Cairo where she teaches MBA finance courses. Prior to this, she spent six years as Group Chief Financial Officer at Asec Holding and served on the Group’s board. Ms. El Dessouky spent the majority of her career with Coca Cola Egypt, starting as Head Office Financial Controller in 1997 and eventually working her way to Group Chief Financial Officer in 2001. She began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers as part of the audit staff in 1993, ending her stint at the company as Audit Senior in 1997. Ms. El Dessouky holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Helwan University and an MBA in Management Consultancy from Sheffield University, UK. She is a CPA, CFM, and CMA holder and is also a Member of the Association of Corporate Governance Practitioners and a Certified Director from the Egyptian Institute of Directors.