Karim Refaat

Chairman & CEO, N Gage Consulting S.A.E.


Karim is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of N Gage Consulting, S.A.E since February, 2013. Prior to that, he spent 2.5 years from June 2010 to January, 2013 with British American Tobacco as Director of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Function for BAT’s North Africa Business Unit. Prior to that he was a Diplomatic Advisor to the Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry, Prior to that he was appointed as a diplomat to the Egyptian Embassy in France for 5 years. He joined the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs since November, 1999.

Karim received a M.A. in International Human Rights Law in June 2003 and a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations in February 1998 both from the American University in Cairo.