Dr. Ahmed M. El-Mokadem

Dr. Ahmed M. El-Mokadem

Dr. Ahmed M. El-Mokadem was born in Egypt in 1941 and moved to the United Kingdom in 1963.  Dual nationality (Egyptian/British) for 35 years.  Educated in Egypt (BA Econ, 1961 Cairo University), and United Kingdom (Ph.D Econ, 1968 Manchester University).  More than 35 years academic (Cairo, Manchester, Stirling, Lancaster, Ohio State and Surrey Universities), consultancy (to include Battelle, ACB and Surrey Energy Centre) and business career worldwide.

Adviser to many governments worldwide in economic policy, oil and defence, including, but not limited to, the US State, Energy, and Defence departments, and the White House; the United Kingdom Bank of England, Treasury and Foreign Office, and many governments of oil producing countries.  Adviser to many businesses worldwide, including, but not limited to, many multi-national oil companies (e.g. adviser to BP for 15 years), major defence companies (e.g. General Dynamics, BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin and Norinco) and many of the leading financial and investment institutions (e.g. JPMorgan, UBS, HSBC, EFG) and many others.  Proven business track record of completed contracts/business in excess of US$15 billion in the last ten years.

Published and/or supervised many books, articles and research projects on United Kingdom monetary and fiscal policies, North Sea oil, OPEC, and the world oil market, the security and relationship between the West and the Middle east, and structuring complex societal problems.  Lectured and have given addresses and speeches on a wide variety of topics at different events and subjects worldwide.  Contributed to the early economic thinking of Margaret Thatcher in the early 1970’s as a member of her Economic Advisory Committee, led by Sir Keith Joseph and Professors Johnson, Walters and Griffith.

Lived and worked in England, Scotland, the United States and the Middle East, with political contacts at the highest levels in Europe, the United Sates and the Middle East.   Founded the British Egyptian Society in the United Kingdom and became Vice-Chairman since establishment in 1987 and retirred in 2008 to become Honrary Patron. Founder of the British-Egyptian Public Affairs Committee(BEPAC). Visiting Reader at Surrey University since 1988 and member of many professional organisations worldwide.  Chairman of the Eastlords Group of companies since 1982.  Last position: Group Managing Director of the Action Consultancy Bureau Group of companies in Kuwait, Egypt, United Kingdom and the United States.

Retired (February 2004) to focus on writing, lecturing, public services and social and charitable work. Strong believer in in a Market Economy, but with social conscious, advocating a new Economic System, named Societalism. Developed a New Growth Model For Egypt, since the 25th January Revolution, in addition to numerious articles on Egypt’s current affairs since.

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