Board Chairs

Mr. Abdelfattah Gibali

From 2022 until now

Name: Abdul Fattah Abdul Moez Ali Ismail

Nickname : Abdul Fattah Al-Gibali

Date of Birth: 20th January 1958

Address : Egyptian Media Production City Co. - 6th October City 


- BSc. Of Commerce (Accounting Section) – Ain Shams University - May 1980

- Postgraduate Diploma from Sorbonne University - Paris – November 1987

- Chairman of the Board of the Egyptian Media Production City Co.(EMPC)

- Advisor to Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies (2012-     )

  • - Member of the Economics and political Science Committee at the Supreme Council of Culture.
  • - Member of the Civil Service Council
  • - Member of the Board of Directors of Sidi Kreir company for Petrochemicals.
  • - Member of the Board of Directors of Al-Wadi Company for Phosphate Industries.
  • - Member of the Board of Directors of the Media Free Zone.

- 1987 – He won the Egyptian Journalists’ Syndicate Award for the Best Analytical Article.

- 2005 – He won the State Incentive Award in Economic Sciences (Public Finance).

- Member of the Egyptian Association of Political Science, Statistics and Law.

- Member of the Arab Association of Economic Researches.

- Member of the Egyptian Association of Historical Studies.

- Member of the Egyptian International Law Association.

- Member of the National Association of Technology.

- (April 2017) Deputy Supreme Council for Media Regulation.

- (Sept. 2015-Sept. 2019) Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian Newspaper Al-Watan.

- (Oct. 2015-Sept. 2018) Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Arab News Agency.

- (2012-Sept. 2018) Advisor of the Minister of Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform.

- (Nov. 2011-Sept. 2012) Chairman of the Board of Directors of Al-Ahram Press Foundation.

- (Feb. 2011- Sept. 2012) Advisor to the Egyptian Minister of Finance.

- (Feb. 2010- Nov. 2011) Member of the General Assembly of Al-Ahram Foundation.

- (Aug. 2009-Nov. 2011) Deputy Director of the Center for Political and Strategic Studies at Al-Ahram Foundation.

- (2008-2010) Advisor to the Planning and Budget Committee at the Egyptian Parliament.

- (2007-2009) Editor-in-Chief of the Arab Strategic Report issued by the Center for Political and Strategic Studies – Al-Ahram Newspaper.

- Editor-in-Chief of Strategic Brochures issued by the Center for Political and Strategic Studies at Al-Ahram Newspaper.

- (2000-2009) Head of the Economic Research Unit at the Center for Political and Strategic studies- Al-Ahram Newspaper.

- (Jan. 2000- Dec. 2005) Advisor to the Egyptian Minister of Finance.

- (March 1999- Dec. 1999) Economic Advisor to the Economic Policy Support Group “Apec”.

- (Feb. 1995- Jan. 1996) Advisor to the Egyptian Minister of Economy.

- (Sept. 1992- Aug. 1993) Editor-in-Chief of the International Economics Dept. at Al-Eqtisadiah Newspaper.

- (Sept. 1990- Aug. 1992) Head of the International Economics Dept. at the Economic Al-Alam Al-Youm Newspaper.

- (1984-1996) Part-time Researcher at the Center for Political and Strategic Studies at Nasser Military Academy.

- (Jan. 1981-March 1982) Economic Researcher at the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce.

- (Nov. 2017- Oct. 2018) Board Member of the Nile Sat Company.

- (Oct. 2014-Oct. 2018) Board Member of the National Investment Bank.

- (2013-2014) Board Member of Nasser Social Bank.

- (Sept. 2013-July 2018) Board Member of the Mineral Resources Authority.

- (2013-2017) Board Member of Samanoud Lint Company.

- (Nov. 2013- Dec. 2016) Member of the Committee formed to Study Financial issues between the Ministry of Finance, the National Authority for Social Insurance and the National Investment Bank.

- (2009-2012) Member of the Board of Trustees of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones.

- (2006-2019) Member of the National Council for Wages (Wages and Prices Committee).

- (2006-2013) Board Member of the National Aviation Company.

- (2005-2011) Board Member of the Holding Company for Cotton, Spinning and Weaving.

- (2005-2012) Member of the Financial Policies Division at the Specialized National Councils.

- (2005-2012) Member of the National committee for Transparency and Integrity.

- (2003-2005) Member of the Financial Balance Committee of Economic Authorities.

- (2002-2004) Member of the Supreme Committee for Customs Reform.

- The Parliament and the Special Funds..Cons and Pros? Parliamentary Issues (Issue no. 55 dated Dec. 2016)

- The General Budget…Basic Concepts for Real Parliamentary Oversight –Parliamentary Issues (Issue no. 49 dated June 2016)

- “Tax Policy and Social Justice” The Egyptian Center for Social and Economic Rights – Cairo 2014

- “Transparency in Government Procurement and Projects” A series of policy papers to enhance transparency and combat corruption – International Private Projects Center 2011

- Freedom of Information and Transparency in Egypt – A series of policy papers to enhance transparency and combat corruption -  International Private Projects Center 2010

- “Conflict of Interest in Egypt, Reality and Reform Mechanisms” Strategic Brochures issue no. 214 dated Nov. 2010

- “The Role of Regulatory Authorities in Combating Corruption and Enhancing Transparency” Tahrir- Cairo 2011

- “Towards a More Transparent Society in Egypt” (Tahrir) Cairo 2010

- “Towards a New minimum wage Limit in Egypt” – Strategic Brochures – March 2010

- “The General Budget and the Egyptian Citizen…A study about wages, support and pensions issues.” Center of Political and Strategic Studies – Cairo 2008

- “The Railway Sector in Egypt…the Necessities of Restructuring” in collaboration with Professor Adela Ragab, Strategic Brochures Issue no. 203 dated Oct. 2009.

- “The Global Financial Crisis and its Repercussions on the Egyptian Economy” – Strategic Brochures issue no. 193 dated Nov. 2008

- “Towards an Integrated Framework for Support Policy in Egypt”- Strategic Brochures issue no. 184 – Cairo 2006

- “The Future of the Social Insurance System in Egypt”- Strategic Brochures issue no. 161 – Cairo 2006

- “Recession and Growth…Problems Facing the Contemporary Egyptian Economy” Center for Political and Strategic Studies- Cairo 2004

- “The Egyptian Economy From Stabilization to Growth” Center for Political and Strategic Studies-Cairo 2000

- “The Egyptian Pound from Stabilization to Liberation” Strategic Brochures issue no. 124- Cairo 2003

- "The Problem of Liquidity and Stagnation in the Egyptian Economy” Strategic Brochures issue no. 94 – Cairo 2000

- “ The Domestic Public Debt in Egypt: Causes and Solutions” Strategic Brochures issue no. 77 dated May 1999

- “The Financial Crisis in South Eastern Asia: Causes and Lessons” Strategic Brochures issue no. 68 dated Aug. 1998

- “The International Monetary System – The Origin and Collapse” El-Maaref Printing House – Cairo 1994

- “The Trade System from Governmentalization to Globalization” El-Maaref Printing House – Cairo 1994

- “International Financial Institutions” El-Maaref Printing House – Cairo 1995

- “The International Monetary System” El-Maaref Printing House -  Cairo 1995

- “The Arabs and the problems of the European Monetary Union” strategic Brochures issue no. 11 dated sept. 1992

- “Wages Imbalances in the Governmental Bodies…The problem and the Solution” Within the book “Civil Service Reform in Egypt” Edited by Dr. Alaa El-Din Arafat-Cairo 2011.

- "Community Participation in Making the State’s General Budget” Within the book “The Role of the State in a Mixed Economy” Edited by Dr. Abdullah Shehata-Cairo 2010

- “The International Financial Crisis and its Repercussions on the State General Budget” within the book “The World Economic Crisis and the Egyptian Economy” Edited by Dr. Mostafa Elwy-Cairo 2009

- “Conflict of Public and Private Interests in Egypt” within the book “Money and Political Integrity” Edited by Dr. Amr Hashem-Cairo 2008

- “Constitutional Amendments and Economic Issues” within the book “The Egyptian Political System After the Constitutional Amendments” Edited by Dr. Amr Hashem – Cairo 2008

- “The Effectiveness of Public Spending…From Balancing Appropriations to Balancing Programs and Performance” within the book “The General Budget…New Trends and Visions” Edited by Dr. Salwa Shaarawy Gomaa- Cairo 2004

- “Regional Dialogue on Poverty and Development” within the book ”Poverty and the Social Development in Lebanon” Edited by Dr. Selim Nasr- The Lebanese Center for Studies – Beirut 2003

- “the Future of the Spinning and Weaving Industry in Egypt” within the book “Women of Spinning and Weaving…Social and Political Conditions” Edited by Dr. Mohamed Mohey El-Din-the Center of Arab Researches-Cairo 1999

- “Egyptian Economy in a Changeable International Environment” within the book “The Renaissance of Egypt and the International System” edited by Dr. Mohamed El-Said Saied –Center for Political and Strategic Studies-Cairo 1999

- “The Effect of Uruguay Session on Arab Economies” within the book “ The Arab Economy Facing the Challenges of the Twenty First Century” Edited by Dr. Mahmoud Abdul Fadeel – The Institute of Arab Researches and Studies 1998

- “The Palestinian Position on Regional Economic Co-operation” within the book “The Palestinian Cause and Prospects for a Peaceful Settlement” Edited by Dr. Ahmed El-Rasheedy – Center for Political Researches and Studies- Faculty of Economics and Political Science 1998

- “The Egyptian Economy and the Challenges of Settlement” within the book “ Egypt Regional Role after Settling the Arab-Israeli Conflict” Edited by Dr. Abdul Aleem Mohamed-Center for Political and Strategic Studies-Cairo 1997

- “Transparency and Corruption in Egypt…Paper of Concepts” A paper submitted within the project of studying transparency and corruption in Egypt- Center for Political and Strategic Studies-Cairo 2009

- “Towards a New Policy for wages in Egypt” A paper submitted to the National Council for Wages-Cairo 2008

- “Wages in the Governmental Sector…The problem and the Solution” A paper submitted to the National Council for Wages-Cairo 2008

- “Managing the Public Finances in Light of the Budget Deficit” A research presented to the annual conference for the center of Economic researches – Faculty of Economics and Political Science-Cairo 26th June2003

- “Monopoly and Competition in the Egyptian Market” A research submitted to the Economic Forum-Faculty of Economics and Political science on Feb. 2001

- “The Exchange Rate in Egypt…A Regime crisis or a Management Crisis” Ahwal Masreya Magazine Spring 2001.

- “The Egyptian Industry and the New Regional and Global Challenges” A research submitted to the Union of Egyptian Industries to the conference of “Towards a New Vision for the Egyptian Industry” – Cairo Feb. 1999

- “The Egyptian Economy after The International Monetary Fund…From Economic Stabilization to Growth” A research submitted to the Economic Dialogue Forum – Faculty of Economics and Political Science-Cairo Nov. 1998

- “Financial Liberalization and Banks Privatization” A research submitted to the banks privatization symposium and its role in Economic reform – Workers’ University Sept. 1998

- “The Middle Eastern Economic Conferences…Goals…Results…Effects” Palestinian Studies Magazine – Spring 1997

- “Amman Economic Summit between Peace Illusions and Settlement Ambitions” Arabs’ Future - issue no. 204 Feb. 1996

- “European Participation and Free Trade Agreements” a research submitted to the third conference on Commercial Arbitration –Cairo Center for International Commercial Arbitration- Sept. 1996

- “Egyptian Economy in Light of Political Settlement” An Unpublished Study – Al Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies- August 1996

- “Economic Effects of Political Settlement between Arabs and Israelis” A research submitted to the Third Arab Strategic Conference- Cairo-May 1996

- “Domestic Public Debt…The Problem and the solutions” A Work paper submitted to the faculty of Economics and Political Science (The Economic Forum) April 1996

- “Arabs and the World Trade Organization” A research submitted to the Seminar of Global Economic system and the Arab development-Tripoli 18th May 1996

- “The Impact of Uruguay Session on Arab Economies” The Nineteenth Conference of Egyptian Economists-The Egyptian Society for Political Economy, Statistics and Legislation-Dec. 1995

- “Future of Spinning and Weaving Industry in Egypt in light of Regional and International Developments” A research submitted to the center of Arab Researches in Collaboration with International Labour Organization- July 1996

- “Regional Blocs and Arab Economies” A research submitted to the Symposium of the Arab Lawyers’ Union-Rabat (Morocco)1996

- “The Effect of Economic Reform Policy on Women and Children in Egypt” A research submitted to the Supreme Council of Motherhood and Childhood-Jan.1996

- “External Challenges to Egyptian Economy” The Arab strategic Report for the year 1995-Cairo-May 1996

- “Developmental Performance of the Egyptian Economy” the Arab strategic Report for the year 1994-Cairo-May 1995

- “Uruguay Session and the Third World…Calculations of Gain and Loss” International Politics Oct. 1994 “Middle Eastern Market” Possibilities, cautions and alternatives” A research submitted to Nasser Military Academy-Oct. 1994

- “Liberalization of Services Trade and its Impact on the Egyptian Economy” A research submitted to the GATT Conference “Dimensions and Effects”-The Egyptian technological Association-April 1993

- “Problems of Liberalizing International Trade and their Impact on the Egyptian Maritime Transport” A paper submitted to the third International Conference on Maritime Transport Economics-Alexandria May 1993

- “Structural Stabilization and adjustment Policies in Egypt” A Study submitted to the Adjustment policies symposium and the problem of the Egyptian Agriculture organized by the Agricultural Economics Research Center-Cairo University March 1992

- “Les Journees de l’aspiration a la Politique Monetaire en Egypte, au Cadre de la Politique d’ajustements Francaise” pour L’etude du Monde Arabe-Toulouse Juillet 1992

- “The Problems of Unifying the Arab Financial Markets” A paper submitted to the Symposium “ Towards a Unified Arab Financial Market”- Cairo 6th-8th Oct. 1992

- “The Exchange Rate in Egypt between Fixation and Flotation” Center for Political and Strategic Studies 1990

- “Monetary and Credit Policy and the Problem of Unemployment among the Egyptian youths” A paper submitted to the symposium “Youths and the Egyptian Society”-Cairo 28th Feb.-1st March 1989

- “New Mechanisms of International Financing Institutions and their Impact on the Arab Region” A paper submitted to the Seventeenth Conference of the Arab Lawyers Union-Damascus 19th-22nd June 1989

- “Le commerce et les Commercants en Egypte” Paris 1987

- “Europe and the Problems of Monetary Union” The International Politics-July 1992

- “Development Options and Environmental Problems” The International politics-Oct. 1992

- “Economic Effects of the October war” the Nile Magazine Issue no. 51 – Oct. 1992

- “The Dollar, the Yen, the Mark and the future of the International Currency” a study published on episodes in Al-Alam Al-Youm Newspaper-28th,29th and 30th Dec. 1991

- “The Gulf Crisis and the Arab Economy” the International Politics-Oct. 1990

- “the Debate on the Liquidation of African Debt” The International politics-Oct.1989

- “Third world Debts. Many proposals and No Solution” Al—Manar Parisien Magazine

- “Egypt and the Problem of External Indebtedness” Al-Manar Parisien Magazine-July 1986

- “Foreign Trade of the Gulf Co-operation Council (OPEC)” the Gulf-March 1988

- “OPEC and the Prices Game in the Oil Market” the International Politics issue no.82-Oct. 1985

- “Economic Effects of the Egyptian Labor Migration” the International Politics, issue no.73-July 1983

- “Africa between the Israeli Penetration and the Arab Position” the International Politics-Oct.1984

- “Export Promotion Strategy and the Problems of the Israeli Economy” Center for Strategic Studies of the Armed Forces, 2nd Issue-August 1985

- “the Israeli Economy (the Crisis and the Way out)” Israel Bulletin, 1st issue-March 1985

- “the Development of the Egyptian Industry” Center for Political and strategic Studies-May 1985

- “Oil conditions and the Future of Migrant workers” Published on episodes in Al-Taliah Al-Arabiah Magazine during August and September 1986

- “Egyptian Balance of Payments Problems” Supervised by Dr. Osman Mohamed Osman-Egyptian National Planning Institute

- “Current and Future Intensity of African External Debt” Supervised by Dr. Ismail Sabry Abdullah, third World Forum-July 1989

- “Similarities in the Third World” Supervised by Dr. Ismail sabry Abdullah, Third World Forum-1990

- “Elements of Strength and Weakness of the Egyptian Economy” Center for Strategic Studies of the Egyptian Armed Forces-Cairo1988

- “Preparing the State for War” center for Strategic Studies of the Egyptian armed Forces-Cairo 1987

- “International Variables and their Effects on the Egyptian and Arab Economy” Center for Strategic Studies of the Armed Forces 1989

- “Problems of the Growth of the Israeli Economy” Center for strategic Studies of the Armed Forces 1985