Local Member Chapters

Current Officers

Chair & TreasurerKarim Badr, Technical Director MENA Region, RHI Magnesita

First Vice Chair: Karim Alshurafa, President, Vollmer America, Inc.

Second Vice Chair & Program Chair: Ashraf Hanna, Director Primary Metallurgy, RHI Magnesita

Secretary & Marketing Committee Chair: Mayar Ashmawi, Research Assistant, The British University in Egypt

Women in MENA Steel Society Chair: Iman El-Mahallawi, Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, and Founding Director of Centre for Renewable Energy, The British University in Egypt

Public Relations Chair: Adel Shawkat, MENA Export Sales Manager, Sami Soybas Steel Industry & Trade Inc.

AIST Staff Liaison: Stacy Varmecky, General Manager — Sales & Marketing