Prof. Ashraf Salah El-Din

Prof. Ashraf Salah El-Din

Vice President for Training, Consultations and Community Service

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  • Ph.D. in Financial Economics, University of Manchester, UK.
  • M.S.C. in Money, Banking, and Finance (MBF), University of Birmingham, UK.
  • B.Sc. In Economics, Alexandria University, Egypt.

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_ 30 years of experience across the MENA region _

After receiving his M.Sc. in Money, Banking, and Finance from Birmingham University in 1997 and his PhD in Financial Economics from Manchester University in 2004, he became a full professor at AASTMT. He has also taught various undergraduate and postgraduate economic and financial courses at prestigious Universities such as AUC and ESLSCA University.

He has published a significant number of research papers in national and international world-class academically reviewed journals, focusing on the subjects of foreign investment, banking stability, financial inclusion, etc., In addition to his long history of working as a certified trainer for various national/international corporates.


He is also actively involved in practical life by conducting a variety of Feasibility Studies for numerous companies, public organizations, and authorities in the MENA region, as well as for several international organizations; Industrial Modernization Center (IMC), UNIDO, Elmadina Elmonaoura City Council (Saudi Arabia), and Ministry of Planning (Kuwait) through The Arabian Center for Consultations and Career Development – ACCCD.

In addition to being a financial/performance evaluation consultant of public sector and private sector organizations in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and UAE in fields of medical and toiletries supplies, pharmaceuticals, food industries, fast-food chains, export and import, commercials agencies and PVC industries, and electrical appliances, furthermore being a consultant for some international entities including;

  • Trade Finance Maps, International Trade Center (ITC), UNCTAD-WTO, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • The Bloomberg Initiative and the Institute for Health Research and Policy, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) for the Economics of Tobacco Taxation in Egypt.
  • The Fulbright Commission and the Fulbright Exchange Program in Egypt.


In terms of his managerial experience, he was nominated by H.E. Dr. Hala El-said, the minister of planning and economic development, to be the vice president of INP in July 2022, after serving in a variety of managerial roles at AAST, including vice dean of the college of management and technology, vice dean of the graduate school of business, and head of CMT marketing & international business department.