Enas Abdelaziz

MENA Regional Director, Positive Planet International

Egypt

Enas is the Positive Planet International Country Director managing the country program portfolio of EUR 5M for MSMEs Business Development, Women’s Empowerment, Employability, Financial Inclusion, and Social Enterprise Development projects. Enas has more than 15 years working in international development. Enas worked at Planet Finance Egypt previously as a Microfinance Projects Manager; she managed the PPI FreemE project linking microloans with renewable energy and energy efficient use. She has taken the lead on different gender studies (IFC market research on Women-owned SMEs’ Access to Finance, Goldman Sachs/AUC Study on Female Entrepreneurship in Egypt: Motives, Opportunities and Barriers for success).

Before joining Positive Planet International, Enas worked for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) managing a portfolio of USD 4M emergency and relief projects. Previously, Enas worked for the Egyptian Government as a senior economist handling mainly international agreements and reform projects in close collaboration with different donor agencies (European Union, OECD, World Bank & USAID). She is also a Business Lecturer at School of Business in Misr International University (MIU).

Enas was selected to be part of the 2020 FORTUNE-U.S. Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Program.

Mentors: Amy Fuller, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Accenture; Cathinka Wahlstrom, Client Account Lead – North America, Accenture