H.E. Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, has appointed Eng. Hossam El-Gamal Executive President of the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) for a term of two years in succession of Eng. Mostafa Abdel Wahed, who has been Acting NTRA Executive President since July 2015.
For his over 20 years of experience in ICT, management, integrated future technologies, innovation and entrepreneurship areas, Eng. El-Gamal was appointed Assistant Minister for Networks and ICT Infrastructure at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) in January 2019. He has a proven track record in planning, implementing and following up on infrastructure and digital transformation projects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Previously, El-Gamal held different leading positions in major international companies, among which was Huawei Vice President for Strategy, Marketing and Solution Sales-Egypt; the Regional Director of Business and Network Consulting Department at Huawei Technologies, North Africa.
Prior to joining Huawei, Eng. Hossam El-Gamal served as the Acting CTO and Capital Project Management Officer at MTN-Yemen, and was a member of MTN Strategic Development Team-MENA, where he managed to develop overall strategies for the technology sections, to be aligned with the organization strategic objectives. Before MTN, he served as a telecom engineer in the United Nations - Egypt.
Eng. Hossam El-Gamal obtained a B.Sc. in Engineering from Alexandria University, in 1998. He received his MBA degree from Robert Kennedy College (RKC), Switzerland, in 2014. He completed the Global Advancement Program (GAP) at University of Pretoria, GIBS Institute, in South Africa in 2010. In 2009, he received a PMP® certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) in USA.