Dr. Ashraf Salah

Associate Professor

Vice Dean for education & students affairs

Biography
Education
Work Experience
Community Service
Publications
Funds and Projects
Teaching
Courses
Others

Biography

  • Dr. Ashraf is considered an expert in the Fields of Research for several subjects such as Cost Reduction, Revenue Increment, Export Finance and Promotional Schemes, Investment, Best Practice of Strategic Financial Planning and Management, Managerial Finance, Financial Institutions Management, International Economics and Trade Agreements, Money & Banking, International Banking, Feasibility Studies, Public Finance, Tax Systems and Economics of Resources and Environmental Issues.
    Moreover, he masters most of the commonly used statistical tools and computer software used for cost and revenue, econometric applications such as SPSS, TSP, Micro Stata, GAMS, etc.
    Furthermore, he is a Professional user of the Computer Model for Feasibility Analysis and Reporting (COMFAR), developed by the United Nation.
    Dr. Ashraf received his PhD in Economics from the University of Manchester, UK. Master of Social Science (MSocSc) in Money, Banking and Finance from the University of Birmingham, UK. Bachelor of Economics.
    Dr. Ashraf is approved consultant and trainer for several educational institutes and well reputed universities and currently working as senior consultant with PROJACS. He also provides training and consultations for many multinational private and government organizations in different areas.
    Dr. Ashraf provided various number of Feasibility Studies in Saudi Arabia to identify common risk area in order to reduce the cost and increase revenue for the life cycle of each project. He is a consultant for Trade Finance Maps, International Trade Center (ITC), UNCTAD-WTO, Geneva, Switzerland. Export finance and feasibility studies consultant for a number of local and international companies and organizations Industrial Modernization Center (IMC), UNIDO, Elmadina Elmonaoura City Council and Ministry of Planning (Kuwait). Finally, a consultant, reviewer and advisor for the Fulbright Commission and the Fulbright Exchange Program.
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Courses Added

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Funds and Projects

  • 1. A Financial Consultant for a number of local and national companies as well as a Financial Planner for a number of international companies and organizations.
    Funded Project
  • 2. A various number of Feasibility Studies in both Egypt and Saudi Arabia for a number of companies, groups and public organizations and authorities through The Arabian Center for Consultations and C
    Funded Project
  • 3. Consultant for Trade Finance Maps, International Trade Center (ITC), UNCTAD-WTO, Geneva, Switzerland.
    Funded Project
  • 4. Export finance and feasibility studies consultant for a number of local and international companies and organizations Industrial Modernization Center (IMC), UNIDO, Elmadina Elmonaoura City Council (Saudi Arabi
    Funded Project
  • 5. Consultant, reviewer and advisor for the Fulbright Commission and the Fulbright Exchange Program in Egypt.
    Funded Project
  • 6. Consultant for the Bloomberg Initiative and the Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) for the Economics of Tobacco Taxation in Egypt.
    Funded Project
  • 7. Financial and performance evaluation of a number of Public sector and private sector firms in Egypt in the field of pharmaceutical, food industries, export and import, commercials agencies and PVC
    Funded Project

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor of Economics & FinanceVice Dean for Education and Students Affairs Arab Academy Graduate School of Business (AAGSB), Feb 2012 - Feb 2013
    Graduate School of Business (GSB)
    Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT)
  • Associate Professor of Economics and Finance and instructor in Edinburgh MBA Program and the Banking Institute., Sep 2010 - Feb 2013
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    American University of Cairo (AUC), Management Center at the School of Business.
  • Managing Director and Chairman of Marketing and Feasibility Studies Centre – Leading Edge (MFSC-LE), Feb 2009 - Feb 2013
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    Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT)
  • Associate Professor of Economics & Finance Chairman of Marketing & International Business Department (MIB) College of Management and Technology (CMT), Feb 2009 - Feb 2012
    College of Management and Technology
    Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT)
  • Assistant Professor of Economics & Finance Economics Subjects Course Coordinator Marketing &International Business Department (MIB) College of Management and Technology (CMT), Dec 2004 - Jan 2009
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    Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT)
  • Associate Professor of Economics and Finance – Part Time , Sep 2004 - Feb 2013
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    University of Alexandria, Faculty of Commerce, Postgraduate Division, Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA).
  • Vice Chairman, Sep 2001 - Feb 2013
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    Arabian Centre for Consultations and Career Development (ACCCD) - Alexandria, Egypt.
  • Part-Time Lecturer of Economics, Sep 2000 - Feb 2013
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    University of Alexandria, Faculty of Commerce, English Department
  • Teaching Assistant of Economics & Finance Marketing & International Business Department (MIB), Oct 1998 - Dec 2004
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    Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT)
  • Senior Credit Analyst Misr America International Bank – Elhorreya Branch, Jun 1993 - Sep 1998
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    Misr America International Bank (MAIB)

Education

  • PhD in Financial Economics, University of Manchester - School of Economics Studies - UK, Nov 2004
  • Master of Social Science (MSC) in Money, Banking and Finance (MBF), Univeristy of Birmingham - School of Economics - UK, Dec 1997
  • Bachelor Degree in Economics, University of Alexandria, Faculty of Commerce, May 1993

List of Publications

    • Ashraf Saleh and Hanane Abouelkheir, , " “Egypt and the EU: An Assessment of the Egyptian Euro-Mediterranean Partnership”" , ”, Middle East Economic Association (MEEA), 11th Annual International Meeting, Alexandria, Egypt. , 2012.
           
           
    • Ashraf Saleh and Heidi M. Omar, , "“The Economic Aspects of Demand for Cigarettes in Egypt”" , 15th (WCTOH) World Conference on Tobacco Health, Singapore. , 2012.
           
           
    • Ashraf Saleh, , "“A Study of the Socioeconomic Determinants of the Performance of the New Lands Cooperatives”, " , Middle East Economic Association (MEEA), 10th Annual International Meeting, Barcelona, Spain and also published in Vol. 14 for the Proceedings of Topics in Middle Eastern and African Economies, (http://www.luc.edu/orgs/meea/volume14/meea14.html), September 2012. , 2011.
           
           
    • Ashraf Saleh and Abeer Abdelkhalek, , "“The Economic Dimensions of Globalizations and their Impact on Consumption Patterns in Egypt in the Period (1995-2007), " , Journal of Financial and Commercial Studies, Vol.3, Faculty of Commerce, Beni-Suef University, Egypt. , 2010.
           
           
    • Ashraf Saleh, , "“Measuring the influence of Inflation and GDP on the Egyptian Insurance Market”, " , Journal of Commercial and Management Studies, Issue No. 4, October 2009, Faculty of Commerce, Damanhur University, Egypt. , 2009.
           
           
    • Ashraf Saleh, Khaled Hanafy and Frank Chaloupka, , "“Economics of Tobacco Taxation in Egypt”, " , 14th (WCTOH) World Conference on Tobacco Health, Mumbai, India. , 2009.
           
           
    • Abbas, Moh, Amira Osman and Ashraf Saleh, , "“Managerial Accounting and Economical Feasibility Studies”," , Elmaktab Elgameii Elhadith, Alexandria, Egypt. , 2009.
           
           
    • Ashraf Saleh and Khaled Hanafy, "“The Impact of Trade liberalization on Economic Growth in Egypt”," , Journal of Commercial and Management Studies, Issue No. 2, April 2008, Faculty of Commerce, Damanhur Division, Alexandria University, Egypt. , 2008.
           
           
    • Ashraf Saleh, , ", “An Analytical Study of the Economic and Social Variables Affecting the Standard of Living in Kuwait”, " , Journal of Commercial and Management Studies, Issue No. 1, January 2008, Faculty of Commerce, Damanhur Division, Alexandria University, Egypt. , 2008.
           
           
    • Ashraf Saleh and Khaled Hanafy, , "“The Egyptian Export Puzzle: Disappointing Response to Policy Reform”," , Journal of Business Studies (JBS), 4th Edition, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration, Helwan University, Egypt. , 2008.
           
           
    • Ashraf Saleh and Khaled Hanafy, , "“Trade and Volatility: Empirical Evidence from the Egyptian Stock Market”, " , The Egyptian Journal for Commercial Studies, Vol. 32, Issue No. 2, Faculty of Commerce, Mansoura University, Egypt. , 2008.
           
           
    • Ashraf Saleh, , "“An Analytical Study of the Role of Using E-commerce Applications to Develop the Agricultural Manufacturing Sector in Egypt”, " , ”, The Scientific Journal Trade and Finance, Issue No. 2, Faculty of Commerce, Tanta University, Egypt. , 2007.
           
           
    • Ashraf Saleh and Khaled Hanafy, , "“Measuring the Degree of Capital Mobility in Egypt during the Nineties”," , Commercial Studies and Research, 1st Edition, Issue of the 26 years, Faculty of Commerce, Banha University, Egypt. , 2006.
           
           
    • Ashraf Saleh, Khaled Hanafy , "Measuring the Degree of Capital Mobility in Egypt during the Nineties" , 1st Edition, Issue of the 26 years, Faculty of Commerce, Banha University, Egypt , 2006.
           
           

Teaching

  • Under Graduate: Micro/Macro Economics, Feasibility Studies, Investment, Finance, International Trade, International Economics, Economics of Resources and Environmental Issues, Contemporary Managerial and Economic Issues, Tax Systems, Money and Banking, International Banking, Economic Development, Economic Analysis, Public Finance, Statistics and International Business.
    Post Graduate:Managerial Finance, Economics for Businesses and Non-Businesses, Investment and Financial Markets and Feasibility Studies.

Community Service

  • Fields of Research Interest and Capabilities:
    1. Feasibility Studies, Managerial Finance, Cost and Benefit Analysis, Exports, Export Finance and Promotional Schemes, Investment, Financial Institutions Management, International Economics and Trade Agreements, Money & Banking, International Banking, International Economics, Economic Development Academic and Professional Feasibility Studies, Public Finance, Tax Systems and Economics of Resources and Environmental Issues. 2. Mastering most of the commonly used statistical tools and computer software used for econometric applications such as SPSS, TSP, Micro Stata, GAMS, etc. 3. Mastering and Professional user of the Computer Model for Feasibility Analysis and Reporting (COMFAR III Expert and COMFAR III Business Planner), developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
  • Training:
    Beside contributing in designing, marketing, & delivering training programs for AAST (Arab Academy for Science and Technology) and the AUC (American University in Cairo), I also work as a free-lancer consultant and trainer to national & multinational organizations (Egypt, U.A.E., Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Morocco) and to the Egyptian Social Development Fund in different areas such as: Export Finance and Promotional Schemes, Academic and Professional Feasibility Studies, Investments and Managerial Finance, International Business, International Finance, International Economics, Money & Banking, Managerial Economics and Banking Operations, etc. A licensed Trainer of Trainers (TOT) in Economics 2005-2006, by the National Council of Economics Education (NCEE-USA) after a series of seminars (October 2005 Ukraine, January 2006 South Africa, April 2006 Paraguay and finally, June 2006 South Africa) a programme funded by United States Department of Education in coordination with United States Department of State. A licensed Trainer of Trainers (TOT) since 2010, by The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease as authorized provider by The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). I also designed a delivered a number of training courses and workshops for Gasco U.A.E in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, Amana Yanboaei and Gobil in Riyadh, Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development in Kuwait, Islamic Bank Saudi Arabia, Managerial Finance and Finance for Non-Financial in Tangier-Morocco, Feasibility Studies’ Applications and Implementation for a number of Kuwaiti Companies in Dubai, a number of Saudi hospitals in Riyadh and a large number of training workshops to various types of multinational and Egyptian companies.

Others

  • 1. Member at the following clubs:
    Alexandria Sporting Club, Alexandria
    Alexandria Yacht Club, Alexandria
    Egyptian Shooting Club, Alexandria
    2. Sailing ex-member of the Egyptian National Team of Sailing and Surfing.
    Shooting got a permit to process and carry arms and a member of Alexandria National Shooting Team.

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