Leadership

Salah Ghobrial

Salah Ghobrial

Chief Executive Officer

Salah Ghobrial joined the company in 2016 as Managing Director, bringing onboard over 17 years of diverse managerial and technical expertise. Ghobrial played a key role in setting the company’s growth strategy and leading internal restructuring.  In January 2018, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer, and is now responsible for developing high-level strategies and leading the international expansion.

Ghobrial holds a bachelor’s degree in construction engineering from the American University in Cairo.

Ayman Moharam

Ayman Moharam

Vice Chairman and Operations Managing Director

Ayman Moharam is one of the founding members of Gama Construction and held a variety of roles in the company’s early days. He supported the quality assurance and health and safety efforts that led to Gama’s ISO certifications. He currently works as the firm’s Managing Director, overseeing operations and ensuring that projects are completed to exceed clients’ expectations.

Moharam holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Alexandria University

Sara Abdelgawad

Sara Abdelgawad

Chief Financial Officer

Sara Abdel Gawad joined Gama as Chief Financial Officer in October 2012, bringing over 30 years of experience in leading multinational organizations. Sara plays a pivotal role in establishing and following company-wide objectives and maximizing shareholder value through planning and implementing strategies focused on profitability and accuracy. Her role also includes risk management, performance measurement, and financial planning and setting financial policies and procedures. She also monitors cash flow to ensure revenue and investment growth.

Abdel Gawad holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Cairo University and a certificate in financial analysis from the International Academy of Financial Management. She has also pursued a number of other training courses to gain expertise in finance and management.

Rami Bondok

Rami Bondok

Commercial Director

Rami Bondok joined the company as the Overseas Senior Commercial Manager in October 2016, bringing to the company over 15 years of experience with regional and international companies. In march 2018, he was appointed as Head of the Commercial Department and has been leading the pre-award phase of business since then. Bondok is responsible for the tendering and contract negotiation processes, aiming at diversifying the company’s portfolio of projects and revenue streams and expanding growth and profitability. In his position, he is focused on ensuring that the clients’ needs and requirements are being met while a healthy business flow is maintained once the projects are realized.
Bondok holds a bachelor’s of civil engineering of Ain Shams University and master’s of science degree in structural analysis from Ain Shams University as well.

Alan Dean

Alan Dean

Technical Director

Alan Dean joined Gama in January 2018 with 42 years of diverse international experience in civil engineering, power, chemical, and oil and gas projects. He has held leadership positions at companies  such as Norway’s Scatec Solar, Austria’s Borealis AG, and Taiwan’s Alstom Power Plants. His responsibilities at Gama include many of the firm’s main functions, including engineering, procurement, estimation, purchasing, and site management. He oversees health, safety, environment, quality, cost, planning, and other aspects of the firm’s projects.

Dean holds a bachelor’s degree with an honors in civil engineering from Portsmouth University.

Ahmed Tharwat

Ahmed Tharwat

Operations Support Director

Ahmed Tharwat joined the company as QHSE Director in April 2015 with over 19 years of regional and international experience. In January 2018, he was appointed to his current position as Operations Support Director, where he supports operations expansion and oversees strategic planning. He is in charge of various functions including quality, scaffolding, equipment, surveying, documentation, and HSE, and works to ensure that all projects are well supported and all operations run smoothly. Since he joined the company, he has significantly improved HSE performance, and he continues to play a key role in the growth and the expansion of the company.

Tharwat holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from Al Mansoura University, and an MBA in project management from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology in Cairo. He has also received the Total Quality Management Diploma from the American University in Cairo  and the International General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety, qualifying him as a Lead Auditor, from the UK’s International Register of Certificated Auditors via the Arab Academy.

Samaa Hamama

Samaa Hamama

HR and Communications Director

Samaa Hamama joined Gama as Human Resources and Communications Director in August 2018, bringing more than 20 years of experience at local construction companies.

At Gama, she directs the strategic organizational development, including employer branding, salary structuring, and talent acquisition. In addition, Hamama is responsible for the company’s external and internal branding, communications, and public relations activities.

As part of those responsibilities, she directs outreach campaigns to target markets and plays an important role in disseminating internal information throughout the company. Hamama holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Cairo University and received her MBA in 2007. She also completed a diploma from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) in Manchester in 2017.