Amr Badr currently holds the position of Regional Managing Director for Egypt and the Middle East for Abercrombie & Kent _ a worldwide leader in luxury travel since 1962.
In addition to over 25 years of experience in the tourism industry, Badr’s main expertise is in international relations, networking, lobbying, public relations, strategic marketing, fundraising, entrepreneurship, and public diplomacy.
Badr has been a member of the Board of the EUSBC (Egypt-USA Business Council) and has been a long-standing member of AMCHAM for over 15 years. He has served as a chairman for the tourism committee within the AMCHAM. Badr is also a member of BEBA (British Egyptian Businessmen Association).
He is also an international advisor for Future University in Egypt_ Future (FUE) is a leading educational institute in the region.
Badr also currently serves as a board member of Orascom Hotels and Development, as well as being a board member of Carbon Holding Corporation (a leading petrochemical organization).
He also recently accepted to join the Board of Sanmar Chemicals. Badr is also an advisor to a group of multinational corporations in commodity sectors.
Badr served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Egyptian Tourism Authority. In addition to that, he serves as a general coordinator for the Grand Egyptian Museum fundraising activities.
Badr is a devoted patron for Egypt and the region and focused a lot of his work on building bridges and global exchange. Furthermore, Badr has been among the Board of the Cairo Film festival, the Gouna film Festival, and Aswan film festival.
Badr also served as a Board member of People to people, and Seeds of Peace organizations, and continues to support both foundations. He is an active board member of the Cairo Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) as well.
Badr holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Cairo University, a post- graduate studies from Stanford University’s Executive Management Business School as well as the Hospitality Management Program at Cornell University. He lives in Cairo with his wife and two children.