Ashraf Mohamed Naguib is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Global Trade Matters, Egypt’s leading Private Sector Think Tank dedicated to the exploration and formulation of economic and
political reform policies in Egypt and the MENA Region. With more than 22 years of experience in the
fields of executive management, business development and entrepreneurship, Naguib has become one of Egypt’s preeminent conveners, bridging between local and international stakeholders on issues of international trade and regional economic integration.Naguib has been the Secretary General and one of the founders of the ASIA Egypt Business Association
(AEBA) since 2012. AEBA is at the forefront of economic policy formulation between Egypt and the
Asian countries. AEBA has an extensive and impressive network in over 27 countries representing a
market of over 4 billion consumers.
Naguib is also the Chairman of the Qualified Industrial Zones Conferences Series, a private initiative platform leading the transformation of the QIZ and enhancing bilateral relations between Egypt and Israel.