Ibrahim Wagdy had a bachelor’s degree in Law from Alexandria University, English Section in 2006. Moreover, he became a member of the Egyptian Bar Association since then.

Ibrahim started his early career by working in the real estate field, then as a prosecutor in the Egyptian Public Prosecution, moving to an in-house lawyer, part-time instructor (teaching contracts’ drafting), and finally as an Associate University Counsel at the American University in Cairo (Director).

Throughout his journey at the AUC, he was awarded by the President in June 2013 the “Catalyst for Change Award” for Citizenship and Service, chosen to be the legal advisor of the university’s “Documentation Committee”, chosen to be a member of the Emergency Management Team who was responsible for ensuring a smooth transition while outsourcing the housekeeping services in the university, participated in the negotiation sessions with the workers’ trade unions, the Labor Office representatives, and the Ministry of Manpower and Immigration representatives.

Moreover, Ibrahim negotiated AUC’s tax issues with officials at all levels in the Ministries of Finance, Foreign Affairs, and Higher Education. He drafted the Amendment of AUC’s governing Protocol that has been enacted as a law upon the Parliament’s approval and the Egyptian President’s ratification.

Ibrahim also has multiple certificates from many prestigious universities such as the University of Michigan, Harvard University, and the University of Pennsylvania.

He is skilled in legal research, legal drafting, contract negotiation, team management, interpersonal and communication skills, efficient analytical and innovative thinking

In his free time, you can find Ibrahim playing chess, cycling, or reading. He has an intense interest in reading quality books of different genres, especially philosophy and Arabic poetry.