Hesham Mekawi was appointed as the independent board member of Orange Egypt in July 2018.
Hesham Mekawi is the Regional President for BP North Africa, responsible for the portfolio of BP activities in Algeria, Egypt, Libya and Morocco.
Hesham has over 25 years of experience with BP having joined Amoco in Egypt in 1990.
In the early part of his career, Hesham held a number of commercial, economic analysis and business development roles in Houston, Chicago and London.
Since 2000, Hesham has been in senior leadership positions including as Regional President of BP Egypt for 13 years prior to his current role.
Hesham graduated from the Faculty of Engineering at Cairo University, Egypt and has an MBA from Boston University, USA.