Mohammed Kamel Amr

Kamel_Amr_120x120Egyptian minister for Foreign Affairs from July 2011 until resigning at the end of June 2013.
During the period from December 1997 to end of 2008 he was Member of the Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank, Washington D.C, representing Egypt and fourteen Arab countries. In this capacity he served on many of the Board’s committees including Audit, Budget and Personnel.
On returning to Cairo after finishing his post on the Board of Directors of the World Bank, he became the Executive Director of the Egyptian Center for Strategic Documentations, a newly established independent research organization with the task of documenting the economic and social reforms process in Egypt over the previous three decades.
During his career at the Egyptian Foreign Service, which he joined after graduating from Alexandria University with a degree in economics and political science, he served as Egypt’s Ambassador to the Kingdome of Saudi Arabia, Assistant Foreign Minister for African Organizations, as well as being posted to Egyptian Embassies in Addis Ababa, London, Beijing, Canberra and the Egyptian Mission to the United Nations in New York and as a Minister in the Egyptian Embassy in Washington D.C.