Operation Team

Marion Charobim, AECOM SEED Deputy Chief of Party

Marion is a senior management professional with multiple years of experience in the implementation of USAID-funded development programs for a wide range of technical fields.  At the start of her career, she worked for 12 years with the USAID Cairo Mission in various positions including Program Specialist and Manager of the Private Sector Commodity Import Program. She went on to work for various contractors; MSI, Pathfinder, AED, John Snow, CIPE and AMEG, managing the implementation of a number of successful USAID projects; notably the Egypt Civil Society Support Program (ECSS), Media Development Program (MDP), TAKAMOL, Healthy Mother/Healthy Child (HM/HC), National Book Program (NBP), Federation of Egyptian Industries Program Management Unit (FEI/PMU), and the Science and Technology Project (STC).


Mohamed Yousry, Director of Operations

Mohamed Yousry serves as Operations Director of the USAID-funds over than 21 years and currently he serve the  Strengthening of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (SEED), responsible for provide support to the COP and DCOP and other relevant SEED team members with all required acquisition, contracting and procurements needs.  This includes contract administration of all SEED contractual matters with regard to SEED local partners, stakeholders, suppliers and vendors.




Marwa El-Attar, Operations & Training Manager

Marwa is a management professional with PMP and TOT credentials and 19+ years of diverse experience in end-to-end event management and international conference management. Her expertise is mainly in commanding projects, defining objectives, establishing milestones, monitoring adherence to master plans/schedules and allocating resources to ensure project completion as per established time guidelines and budget. Marwa has hands-on experience with core competencies in travel management and developing and delivering training programs toward a unified strategy, leveraging varying methods of delivery. During her career path, she had worked at Carlson Wagonlit Travel, The Microfinance Network of Arab Countries (Sanabel), USAID projects, and UN organizations like ILO & FAO.”



Mohamed Bedeir, Finance Manager

Bedeir has spent the majority of his early career in the private sector as an accountant. In 2000, he shifted to the development sector, where he worked in several USAID projects and international development organizations. He became a Finance Manager in 2011 when worked for the “Elect Egypt” project of the Creative Associates International. Bedeir received his Bachelor degree from the Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University. 



Amina Farghaly, Human Resources Manager

Amina is professional dynamic employee with more than twenty years’ experience in working in International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs), providing operational management focusing on developing people and creating a cadre of competent staff. Through her HR experience, she established the HR functions in SEED project.  She has managed to support the project in recruitment and staffing plans with long term future vision results and detailed-oriented fashion.



Nada ElTantawi, Communications & Outreach Manager

Nada is a communications professional with 25+ years’ experience in strategic thinking and creative communication, in the private and not-for-profit sectors. Nada is passionate about digital communication, awareness-raising and gender equality. She pursued a career in development projects that are funded by international agencies including USAID, CIDA and GEF/UNDP and most recently worked at the United Nations Resident Coordinator Office in Cairo as its Communications Analyst. She was a part-timer at Radio Cairo English News Room, working as an editor and translator for more than 27 years. Nada graduated from the American University in Cairo with a BA in Mass Communications and completed 10 post-graduate courses in Arabic literature from the AUC. In 2007, she earned a business administration Diploma from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport.



Dina Ali, Senior Office Manager



Shahenda Atef, Receptionist



Hasan Yousry, Senior Accountant



Samah El-Bassal, Grant Accountant



Youmna Adel, Accountant



Mai Ali, HR Officer



Khaled Gad, Logistics Assistant



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