With experiences in managing programs and projects worth over 10 billion USD in the sectors of Oil & Gas, Business, IT, Construction, Finance and Banking, Politics, Government, Healthcare, Automotive, FMCGs and Economic Development, Emad has accumulated a rich pool of knowledge and expertise that he puts to work to transform organizations by translating their strategic objectives into tangible results and realizing anticipated benefits. Emad specializes in strategy execution, organizational change management, the management of complex multidisciplinary programs and projects, rescuing troubled projects, as well as the setup, alignment and operation of Portfolio, Program, and Project Management Offices (PMOs).
Emad is a member of the core team developing the Third Edition of the Project Manager Competency Development Framework (PMCDF) Standard, and a Subject Matter Expert Contributor to both the Standard for Organizational Project Management (OPM), the Standard for Program Management Fourth Edition, and the Standard for Portfolio Management Fourth Edition, published by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). He is also the last Manager of the PMI® Information Technology and Telecommunications Community of Practice (IT & Telecom CoP), The Founder and First Chair of the PMI® Egypt Chapter, and a board member of the Agency for the Development and Empowerment of Women (ADEW).
In 2013 Emad was an Evaluator of submissions for PMI® Professional Awards for Individual Recognition, and a Steering Committee member and the Chair of the Consultancy, Training, and Development Committee of the Egyptian Junior Business Association (EJB). In 2015 Emad was a member of the Advisory Panel to the White House Business Council on International trade and in 2016 a member of the Industry Advisory Council to the American Public University System (APUS)
Emad actively participates in outreach and best practices sharing activities, through the publishing of books, white papers, features, and articles in various publications such as the PM Network (PMI®), as well as speaking engagements, including but not limited to Rutgers Business School, PACE University, and PMI® Global Congresses in North America and EMEA since 2012. He is also the founder of the ‘Projects to the Point (P2P) Conference and Exhibition’ www.p2pevents.net and BRISK Business Inc. www.brisk-business.com
In 2008, Emad facilitated the first ever agreement between PMI® and a government being the Government of Egypt. The scope of the agreement included capacity building of the government to run its projects more effectively according to PMI’s standards, achieve strategic directives through the adoption of formal PPPM, and provide localized content.