Capitalizing on a family business legacy that goes back to more than 40 years, the Egyptian based venture Engazaat is co-founded by three brothers, and growing regionally as the first integrated independent power and water producer (IPWP), enabling communities with affordable tech-enabled solar energy, and water utility.
Enabling communities with affordable tech-enabled solar energy, and water utility
Meet the Team
Board members, and Co-founders
Dr. AbdelAziz El Demerdash
Graduate of Cairo University Medicine School (Kasr El-Aini), it didn't take him long to follow his passion for business and shift his career path to build on the family's general trade business and expand it to new heights focusing on health-sector, industrial contracting and engineering services, system integration, distribution, and ophthalmology as one of the pioneers in Egypt.
Utilizing his exposure and business ties to Italy and the European markets coupled with his in-depth understanding of the Egyptian market business needs Dr. AbdelAziz El Demerdash serves on the board of a wide range of organizations in Egypt, and MEA.
Co-founder, and CEO
Muhammad El Demerdash
A social entrepreneur with a passion for sustainability, Muhammad is a graduate of the American University in Cairo ('04), carrying 18 years of professional experience in both local and multinational companies, in smart and sustainable infrastructure developments and implementations.
Muhammad structured Engazaat utility division as one of the fastest growing IPWP developers, energy, and water utility operators in Egypt with more than 63 MW of developments and implementations, pipeline exceeding 350 MW, in Egypt and Sudan and 15 million m3 of water produced and managed annually.
Co-founder, and CEO
Khaled El Demerdash
A social entrepreneur with a passion for technology and renewables, Khaled is a graduate of the American University in Cairo ('05) with a bachelor degree in computer science, carrying 17 years of experience in smart infrastructure and ICT domains. Khaled has an eye for innovation and has managed global leading solutions providers, delivering strategic private and public sectors projects nationally and in the MEA region.
Khaled has been instrumental in managing and crystalizing the groups vision to be a “total-smart-solutions” provider and an “Independent-Power-and-Water Producer (IPWP)”.
Co-founder, and COO
Omar El Demerdash
Graduate of the American University in Cairo’s business school ('08), with a Data-Science and Machine-Learning specialization from MIT. He carries with him his passion for business and sustainability, growth mind-set, and more than 14 years of well-rounded decision-support experiences across Egypt and the GCC markets of Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Bahrain.
He delivered insights-based market-entry, market-strategy, brand-strategy, new-product-development studies and business intelligence to blue-chip clients including but not limited to the American University in Cairo, Royal Court of Saudi Arabia, NEOM, Qiddiya, Saudi Tourism Authority, PIF, The World Bank Group, Ministry of Economy and Planning (KSA), Ministry of Culture (KSA), Ministry of Investment (KSA), ROSHN, Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, Saudi Entertainment Ventures, Aramco, Ithra, stc Pay, BCG, PwC, McKinsey, Deloitte, Bain-&-Company, and many more.
Omar is a co-founder of Engazaat, and has joined the executive team heading the research-and-development, marketing, and innovation functions.
Our Journey So Far
DEMERDASH GROUP IS FOUNDED
Building on the founders business experiences in Egypt and Italy, Demerdash Group was formed with the vision of connecting Egypt to Italy and Europe, by providing the Egyptian market with the best of trade and distribution, and the latest industrial EPC solutions and consultancy from the European markets, customized to the Egyptian market specifities and business challenges.
ENGAZAAT IS FOUNDED, PROVIDING GROUND-BREAKING SMART INFRASTRUCTURE AND ICT SOLUTIONS
Leveraging the co-founders backgrounds in the ICT business, and infrastructure developments, Engazaat was established with a vision to tech-enable the infrastructure business, and address the most pressing business challenges in Egypt and the region at the time through digital transformation, and automation.