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ASHRAF EL SHIATY                                                                               0235393222 -0235393111

km 28 Cairo-Alex road, Shoura Building.                                                                             ashrafelshiaty@shouragroup.com

Personal Profile:


With over 37 years of profound experience in a diversified array of fields, and possessing core competencies in new business development & corporate turnaround and renewal, Ashraf El Shiaty is a strategic, creative and inventive thinker, who craves a challenge, constantly pushing new frontiers.


In his current capacity as CEO of SHOURA Group; Ashraf has been at the helm of leading the growth of his family-owned business from a market leader in agribusiness to a formidable corporate conglomerate with operations predominantly in the cement, steel, agrochemical, and real estate industries (boasting a land bank of over 10 million square meters for commercial and residential development), in addition to others.  


Today SHOURA Group holds partnership with some of the finest international names including Sumitomo Corporation, Syngenta, Axalta paints, SIA abrasives and IVECO defense vehicles; with an aggregate annual turnover of 8 billion EGP.


Pragmatic and results orientated, with a focus on bottom line results, Ashraf El-Shiaty has a track record of achieving and exceeding the standards of performance set out for any project. He is a shrewd negotiator, skilled communicator, and enjoys the ability to successfully liaise between public and private stakeholders in multi-player and multi-cultural environments.  

On the corporate and personal fronts, Ashraf is a dedicated philanthropist and avid advocator of the role of civil society in enhancing quality of life and opportunity for the impoverished.  He is a long-serving board member for several charitable organizations and undertakes personal charitable initiatives on the national and regional level.



B.Sc , Management, California Coast University, Los Angeles, California, 1984

High School Diploma, Port said School, Cairo, Egypt, 1979




Fluent written and spoken Arabic and English. Fair knowledge of French



-Honorary Nebraskan citizenship

-Honorary board member of Amal foundation Saudi Arabia

-Honorary certificate from cairo university faculty of language

-Honorary certificate from Lebanese association of management

-Honorary certificate from the Egyptian equestrian Federation



Employment History:

Shareholder In:

SHOURA Real Estate

SHOURA Economic Development

SHOURA Land Reclamation

SHOURA Chemicals

SHOURA Coating



Starchem Trade

Starchem Industries

Engines IVECO

El Madaen Real Estate

East African Trading

Karaween farming

CrissSharm El Sheikh Real Estate

SHOURA Bank Djibouti

Inertia Real Estate


International Abrasives


Associations Joined And Positions Held:

2007-2011                               CEO of SHOURA Bank Djibouti

2011                                        President, Egyptian Equestrian Club

2008-Present                           Member of Board, SHOURA Educational Foundation

2000-Present                           Member of Board, OMAR EL FAROUK Charity Foundation

1991-Present                           Member of Board, SHOURA Charity Foundation

1995-2000                               Division Head, Young Businessmen association, ruling party in Parliament

                                                Head of trustee committee of Hafiza El Nawawy Organization

Special Rewards And Recognitions:

2008                                        Top Livestock Exporter Award, Ethiopia

1998                                        Recipient of the Student Care Award, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University (for the provision of 300 scholarships to 300 students a year & sponsorship of university sports teams)

1987                                        Top Livestock Exporter Award, Holland

1994-2004                             Egypt’s Representative for the American Council for Young    Political leaders.

2009                                       Received a certificate of appreciation from the city of Hadrmout in Yemen for his help with the locals

2015                                       Certificate of appreciation from Al IktesadWalA'amal in Beirut for his participation in the family business forum

                                               Participant in Charitable organization for Orphans in Damascus, Djibouti and Egypt 

2017-2018                            He was hosted in several national television shows to speak as a businessman with huge experience in economics.

He received a certificate of appreciation from Benevolent Fund for Outstanding Students in Saudi Arabia for his support to the foundation.



Ashraf El-Shiaty is one of the biggest Arabian horse breeders in Egypt.

Show Jumping


Arabic Poetry



Mohamed Ashraf Hamed El-Shiaty was born on August 22, 1961 in Cairo, Egypt. 

He is married with four daughters.