Mahmoud ShaarawyChief Legal & Compliance Officer at HSA Group
Mahmoud Shaarawy is Graduate of Alexandria University, with Bachelor in Law – English Department. Holding a Master in Logistics, finance and Legal affairs from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology, which has further sharpened skills & qualification. Hold a diploma in International law from Ain Shams University
Shaarawy worked for ElDib Advocates which built his legal expertise in most of Law fields, he practiced as a legal counsel for Multinational Corporation (Oracle Egypt Ltd.), International Corporations (Alkan CIT & ElSewedy Electric).
Shaarawy was the Group Legal Director of ElSewedy Electric S.A.E, he managed a team of 32 Lawyers handling around 120 Companies across the globe, working in Energy production, transmission & Distribution, telecommunication, construction, turnkey projects, technology, industrial development, and manufacturing.
Shaarawy is currently the Chief Legal & Compliance Office of the huge conglomerate Hayel Saeed Anam (HSA), HSA is composing of 58 companies, with around 17,000 employees and working in the Cement, Pharmaceutical, FMCG, logistics, trading and Oil & Gas services. He is heading a team of 42 lawyers and compliance specialists.
His area of experience includes providing of legal advice concerning all parts of the business including contracting, services, consulting, purchasing, construction, and corporate restructure.
Shaarawy has extensive experience in EPC agreements along with related financing agreements. He handled agreements related to Power generation, electricity transmission, electricity distribution, substations, and infrastructure projects. He also has reviewed and negotiated many projects agreements related to renewable energy (Solar and Wind farms).
Shaarawy ensures and implement the full compliance with local laws of more than 42 countries (France, Slovenia, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Swiss, Greece, Algeria, Morocco, Libya, Mauritius, Sudan, Angola, Tanzania, Uganda, Guinea, Ghana, UAE, Kuwait, KSA, Yemen, Bahrain, Oman, Syria, Iraq, Bangladesh, India and US)
He reads, speaks and draft in tri-lingual Arabic, English and French to a business level.
He has been selected one of the top 100 lawyers in Africa in 2015 & 2017 by LEGAL 500.
And the legal team of ElSewedy Electric have been selected as one of the best teams in Africa in 2016 & 2018 by LEGAL 500.
He has been awarded as the In House Counsel of the Year ( Energy, Trading & Utilities) by LC PUBLISHING in Italy, 2021.
And has been selected as one of the most Influencers General Counsels in Egypt by CHAMBERS in 2021.