Mohamed-Ali Ibrahim, PHD
Director Skills Center Arab World - Senior Consultant
Born in 1960 in Suez, Egypt
Trilingual: German, English, Arabic
Studies at the Universities of Cairo, Vienna, Graz and Bratislava (biology, psychology and translation science and risk management in health care). Master in translation science and PHD in risk management in health care.
1999 - 2004 Director Arab World for the Austrian Organisation for Quality (ÖQS)
2000 - now Accredited Consultant for export, intercultural, quality and risk management
Since 2007 Senior Consultant and director of "Skills Center Arab World"
Quality Manager, Lead Auditor for ISO 9001 by TÜV AUSTRIA
Freelance journalist (TV broadcast station Sharja, various Arab newspapers)
Projects for the Austrian Chamber of Commerce (WKÖ) as export consultant
Appointed Lead Auditor at the Austrian Standards Institute for ÖNORM EN 15038 / EN 15383 / ISO 29990 - Regional Director Arab World
Editor of "The Austrian Economic Guide for the Arab World"
Author of two textbooks on Quality Management Systems "Audit Reports" (two volumes)
Author of numerous studies in English, German and Arabic, on economic subjects, e.g. export potentials, market analyses and market entries in the Arab world, for companies such as Römerquelle, EGA Austria, Smart Food, etc.
Workshops on intercultural aspects and export strategies for Arab markets (most recently for Weiss, meat processing; Rosendahl)
- Positive blend of Orient and Occident
- Workings in the private enterprise sector
- Intercultural thinking
- Ice skating
- Long drives
- Flight delays
- Plastic cutlery