Shareholders and Staff

COAE Shareholders

Rafik Georg Costandi – Egyptian.

Angela Renate Elisabeth Hofmann – German.

Christina Elisabethg – Switzerland.

Axel Schauder – German

Harald Hoppe – German

Rainer Christoph Bahy – Switzerland

COAE Staff

COAE Executive Manager

Dr. Mohammad Yousri Hashem

Qualifications:  Ph.D. Agric. Sci. from Giessen University, Germany

Experience: 39 years of experience in the field of plant protection especially the control of storage pests and twenty years experience in the inspection of organic and biodynamic farms/firms and Global GAP Standards.

COAE Deputy Executive Manager

Dr. Ramy Mohamed Ramadan

Qualifications: PhD. degree in organic agricultural sciences in the field of agriculture engineering (Bio-Systems Engineering).

Experience: Twelve years of experience in the field of agriculture and two years experience in the inspection and of Organic /Biodynamic farms and firms.

COAE Inspectors

  • M.Y. Hashem (see the above-mentioned EM).
  • R. M. Ramadan (see the above-mentioned Deputy of EM).
  • Elsayed Hamed

Executive Quality Representative (EQR)

Eng. Amr Farouk Mostafa,

Qualifications: BSc. degree in Engineering Communication.

Experience:  28 years in Quality Management as Instructor,Trainer, and Consultant.

10.5 years as TÜV-Egypt General Manager and for eight years as Project Manager for establishing an accreditation body for Certifiers of Laboratories in Egypt.

COAE Administrator (Ad)

Eng. Walaa Mohamed Ali,

Qualifications: BSc. degree in Agriculture, Ain Shams University, Egypt.

Experience: 17-year experience in the field of Organic and Bio-Dynamic Agriculture.

COAE Internal Auditor

Mr. Gharieb Abdel Hamid,

Qualifications: BSc. degree in Commerce, Zagazig University, Egypt.

Experience: 29 years in Quality Management (ISO 9000, ISO 65, ISO 14000, OHSAS 18001, ISO 22000, TQM, Fair Trade and Others Systems). Freelance Internal Auditor.

COAE Certification Officers

a) Farms:

Prof. Dr. Hassan Dahy, Biological Control Expert, Cairo University.

Qualifications: PhD. Agricultural Sciences, Cairo University,

Experience: 41 years‘ experience in the field of plant protection especially biological control of different pests and 15 years experience in the field of organic and biodynamic farms and firms. He has the qualifications as Auditor for ‘Fruit and Vegetables’.

Prof. Dr. Saber Hendawy, Cairo University.

Qualifications: PhD. Agricultural Sciences, The National Center for Agricultural Research.

Experience:  25 years of experience especially in the field of plant protection.

b) Firms:

Prof. Mahmoud Hewedy, Food Science specialist, Fayoum University.

Qualifications: PhD. Agriculture Degree in Dairy Sciences.

Experience: 43 years in food industry, food safety, Quality Management as Instructor, and Consultant.

COAE Certification Committee member from 1998 to 2017.

Prof. Mahmoud Wafik, Microbiology, Cairo University.

Qualifications: PhD. Agriculture degree in Environmental Microbiology.

Experience: 15 years in food industry, food safety, Quality Management as Instructor, and Consultant.