Haytham is the Managing Director of EPC Academy for Training and Consulting, a provider of consulting and skills development services dedicated to equipping and enabling procurement talent and the First CIPS approved study centre in Egypt. Haytham is a certified procurement and supply Trainer and consultant with more than 18 years of international experience in different fields Haytham has held a range of positions in procurement and supply chain management within different industries including oil and gas, construction and healthcare internationally. In his final role with Sidra Medical and research Centre (Qatar) he led the goods and services procurement function, managing a diverse spend portfolio and a team across several countries. Haytham in addition to being a CIPS qualification instructor he is a founding member of CIPS Egypt Branch and an active member in Egyptian procurement community to develop and elevate the skills of procurement professionals to be familiar with all procurement challenges in Egypt and Middle East. Also, Haytham used to be a member of CIPS Qatar executive committee, as education Liaison officer and he had been working actively within procurement community through CIPS Qatar events and awareness sessions. His specific area of expertise is defining/ updating department strategies, business plans, policies, procedures, process workflows, implementing ERP system and executing agreements with international companies.