Abdelhameed Elkashef has more than 10 years of experience in internationally funded development projects, bringing intensive competencies in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and labor market observation.

Abdelhameed joined Education for Employment-Egypt (EFE-Egypt) in 2018 as a Project Coordinator for the Local Scholarship Program (LSP) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and was soon promoted to Senior Project Coordinator. In this capacity, he is responsible for the overall coordination of the EFE-Egypt’s activities for LSP as well as operational coordination with the Institute of International Education (IIE), EFE-Egypt’s donor and partner under the program.

Prior to EFE-Egypt, Abdelhameed worked with various nonprofits on several prominent TVET and Dual Education System projects funded by donors such as USAID, the European Union (EU), the World Bank, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the British Council. He also took part in the training of Regional Labor Market Observatories (RLMO) under the Egypt/GIZ Employment Promotion Project, including a study tour of TVET in Germany.

Abdelhameed is trained as a trainer and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering from Menoufia University.