President of ASCAME

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Ahmed El Wakil was elected President of ASCAME during the Association’s General Assembly of 22nd November 2017, in Barcelona, Spain. Besides presiding ASCAME, El Wakil is the President of:

  • Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
  • Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce
  • Union of African Chambers of Commerce, Agriculture, Industry and Professions
  • Egyptian – Russian Business Council
  • Egyptian – Syrian Business Council

He also holds several positions such as:

  • Senior Vice – Chairman of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Treasurer of the Arab Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture
  • Board Member of the Arab – French Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member of the Arab – Belgium – Luxemburg Chamber of Commerce

Publically, El Wakil is:

  • Member of the Committee of 50 for drafting the new Egyptian Constitution;
  • Board Member of the National Organization for Social Insurance;
  • Board Member of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones;
  • Board Member of the Alexandria Ports Authority;
  • Board Member of Internal Trade Development Authority

On the private side, Ahmed M. El Wakil is:

  • Founder – Chairman of Wakalex group and Wakalex for Industry & Trade
  • Founding – Board Member of Antoniadis for the Urban &Touristic Development and Fast Bus Transport





1982 – 1992: Mr. Josep M. FIGUERAS, President CCIN Barcelona - SPAIN

1992 –1998: Mr. Henry ROUX-ALEZAIS, President CCI Marseille - Province - FRANCE

1998 – 2002: Mr. Romano MAMBRINI, President CCI Calgary - ITALY

2002 – 2007: Mr. Jilani BEN M’BAREK, President CCI Tunis - TUNISIE

2007 – 2012: Mr. Murat YALÇINTAS, President CCI Istanbul - TURKEY

2012 - 2017: Mr. Mohamer CHOUCAIR, President CCIA Beirut & Mt-Lebanon - LEBANON

2017 - Present: Mr. Ahmed EL WAKIL, President Alexandria Chamber of Commerce - EGYPT