Former Chairman / Director Egyptian National Railways / Ibis Egypt
Essam Selim has over 35 years of advisory, expert, specialist experience in transportation and energy sector. Such experience has involved leading, managing & conducting consultancy projects, studies, research and training in transportation with a particular focus on railways and metro related fields, His experience was gained mainly in the UAE in Egypt and has held positions in both the Ministry of Petroleum and Ministry of Transportation in Egypt. Essamis a former Chairman of the Egyptian National Railway. He was responsible for rolling the stock fleet of 700 diesel- electric locomotives, 3500 passenger coaches and 6000 freight wagons. He was seconded from the Ministry of Petroleum to the Ministry of Transport to assist in the change of management that started in 2006 to restructure the Egyptian National Railways. He was also responsible upgrading the Egyptian Railways operation and to restore an acceptable performance level. Essam announced his retirement in 2011 and is consulting on a number of railway projects in Egypt. He received his BSc in Mechanical Engineer from Cairo University.
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