10th Africa CemenTrade Summit

18-19 Apr, 2018 - Dakar, SENEGAL

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar Sea Plaza
About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Dr. Hisham Sherif

Prior to heading Tawazon, a core unit of Qalaa Holding, an African leader in infrastructure and industry, Dr. Hisham Sherif was the CEO of Engineering Tasks Group (ENTAG) and the Egyptian Company for Solid Waste Recycling (ECARU). He led both companies — which are now subsidiaries of Tawazon — in Biomass management projects (collection, transportation and treatment) for producing Biomass derived fuel (BDF), animal feed, and compost.


Dr. Sherif previously served as a lecturer in the Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering of Minya University. As a leading expert in local and international procurement laws and procedures governing licensing, imports and joint ventures he assisted over 30 municipalities in nine countries in upgrading MSW treatment and disposal projects. Furthermore, he helped direct planning, construction and operation of new MSW sorting, composting, and production of refused derived fuel (RDF) and landfilling projects across the region.


He has attended numerous national and international conferences in the field of municipal solid waste, biomass, alternative fuel and energy management and technologies. Dr. Sherif holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Chemical Engineering Department at Minya University, and a PhD in Chemical Engineering, jointly supervised by Minya University and Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland.

Dr. Hisham Sherif, CEO
Egyptian Company for Solid Waste Recycling (ECARU)
Day 1 [Wed 18, April], at 01:30 PM