PAM President 2020-2021

Karim Abdel Karim Darwish

Current Occupations:

- Member of the Egyptian House of Representatives

- Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee

- Vice-President of the Egypt Support Coalition (majority coalition in the House of Representatives)

- Assistant Secretary-General of Future on Nation Party


- Graduate of the German school of Dokki, Egypt 1983

- Bachelor of Economics, Cairo University

- LL:B degree, Cairo University

- Master of Economics, University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

Pratical experience:

- Egyptian Foreign Ministry as a diplomat in the Department of International Organisations from 1988 to 1992, where he resigned as a third secretary

- The banking sector from 1992 to 2009 until he became Regional Manager for the Middle East for a number of International and European Banks

- Practicing lawyer and legal advisor since 1992. Currently Executive Partner of Internationale Legal Consultants office

- Member of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs and many other non-governmental organisations and bodies


- Arabic (Mother Tongue)

- English: fluent

- German: fluent

- French: Proficient

Personal data:

- Date of birth: 1/6/1965

- Marital status: Married with three children

Administration and Protocol Service
PAM Office – Geneva, Switzerland

PAM Regional Office - Palazzo PiCo,
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Tel: .+39 345 16 82 994.
Email: secretariat at pam dot int
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