Prof. Dr. Mohamed Yousri Hashem
Prof. Mohamed Yousri Hashem is the President of Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development and the former Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University. He is one of the world’s foremost experts in Organic and Biodynamic Agriculture. During his time as Dean at Cairo University, Prof. Hashem developed one of the first Organic Agriculture Programs in Egypt, and at Heliopolis University he established the first Faculty of Organic Agriculture and the first non-public Faculty of Agriculture in Egypt. Prof. Hashem gained his significant experience on the international level after serving as the Vice President of the International Federation for Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM), as well as working as a Lead Auditor for multiple international organic accreditation bodies such as: Soil Association, England, Fair Trade International, Germany, IFOAM, Bio-Suisse, etc.