Has more than fifteen years of experience in the private business in Egypt. He is currently the Chairman and CEO of Abdullatif Alsharif Group which includes a group of plastics factories, Industrial Projects Management Company, and a trading and distribution firm. He has been involved in managing his family's business which has more than 60 years of experience and of a highly diversified portfolio. Ranging from trade, retail, manufacturing, consultancy and real estate has given him a unique exposure across the sectors. In addition, the group established a dedicated firm "ASG Ventures" to cater entrepreneurial endeavours through angel financing, venture capital, and crowdfunding. Ahmed holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Economics from the American University in Cairo; he holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, UK. In addition, he holds a Doctorate of Business Administration from Durham University Business School of the University of Durham in England, UK. He's been awarded for best thesis researching entrepreneurial finance and the venture capital industry in Egypt and the MENA region.