Speaker: Dalia Abd-Allah
Dr. Dalia Abd-Allah is an Egyptian professional with more than 15 years of experience in
management, business development, economics, international business and international
For the last 4 years, Dr Dalia has been working at GIZ-Egypt as a Team Leader heading a support
component designed to strengthen and institutionalize business innovation services geared
towards Egyptian small and growing business & start-ups in local manufacturing industries
(including food, engineering, and creative industries)
From 2008 till 2015, she managed Business support Program at the Danish Embassy in Egypt,
through which she has advised and contributed to the establishment of FDIs inflows to Egypt
through the several Danish-Egyptian business partnerships in food & agriculture, aquaculture,
logistics and transport, consumer goods, ICT, renewables and environment industries.
Previously, she has also worked for 4 years with the Egyptian Minister of International
Cooperation as Desk Officer in charge of Egyptian-EU economic cooperation files, including
European Commission, European Investment Bank and European Bank for Reconstruction and
Dr. Dalia is an Adjunct Lecturer at Maastricht School of Management (MsM)- the Netherlands- of
International Business Studies and Global Economic Development for MBA global students. She
is also a Part-time lecturer of Economics, Industry Analysis and Entrepreneurship to both
undergraduate & MBA students as well as industry professionals.
She holds Doctorate degree of Business Administration (DBA) from Maastricht School of
Management (MsM)- the Netherlands, from where she previously earned her Master of Business
Administration (MBA) degree and awarded as the highest-ranking student, Banking and Finance
Focus. She also holds Master of Science (MSc) degree from Faculty of Economics and Political
Science- Cairo University; from which she earned her Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree.