Mohamed Mansour is the Founder and Chairman of Man Capital. He took over the Mansour Group in 1976. He is the Founder and Chairman of Mansour Automotive Company, one of the world’s leading General Motors distributors, and Mantrac Group and Unatrac, distributors of Caterpillar machines. He is a former Chairman of Crédit Agricole Egypt – the country’s second-largest bank.
He is the Founder and Chairman of the Lead Foundation, a non-profit organisation providing funding to small and micro enterprises for impoverished women in Egypt, which to date has granted 3.5 million loans. He has also served as the Chairman of the Egypt-U.S. Business Council and was the President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, as well as the Secretary General of the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES). He also served on the George Washington School of Business Advisory Board and the International Advisory Board of the Coca-Cola Company. He is currently serving on the Advisory Board for the Centre for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) at Georgetown University and is a member of Harvard Kennedy School Dean’s Council.
From early 2006 until October 2009, he served as the Minister of Transport in Egypt, one of the largest service ministries employing more than 250,000 people. Mohamed Mansour gained an engineering degree from North Carolina State University in 1968 and an MBA from Auburn University in 1971, where he taught until 1973.