Mohamed Ibrahim Shaker
Non Executive Board Member
Born October 16,1933 . A graduate of the Faculty of Law, Cairo University in 1955. Obtained a Doctorate degree in Political Science from the Graduate Institute of International Studies, University of Geneva, in 1975.
He joined the Foreign Ministry in 1956 . As ambassador he served at the United Nations at New York 1984 - 1986, Vienna 1986 - 1988 and London 1988 - 1997. During his tenure in Vienna, he was a member of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA. Two years before, he was the representative of the Director General of the IAEA to the United Nations 1982 - 1983.
At present, he is Chairman of the Board of a number of think tanks and academic institutions including the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs a leading non governmental Think Tank, National Center for Middle East Studies, and Regional Information Technology Institute. He is also a member of the Board of the Nuclear Power Plants Authority.
He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of a number of major philanthropic organizations namely Sawiris Foundation for Social Development and Magdy Yacoub Foundation for Heart Research.
He also presided over two major international conferences the Review Conference of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty NPT 1985 and the UN Conference on the promotion of Peaceful Uses of the Nuclear Energy in 1987. He was a member of the U.N. Secretary-Generals Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters. 1993-1998 He was a member of the UN Expert Group on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education 2001 - 2002.
Two of Dr. Shakers major works are The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: Origin and Implementation 1959 - 1979 3 volumes, New York: Oceana Publications, Dobbs Ferry, 1980, which was reproduced in an electronic copy issued by both the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs ECFA and James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, California in May 2010, and The Evolving International Regime of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2007, The Hague Academy of International Law, Recueil des Cours, Vol. 321, 2006.
Two decoration were bestowed upon him by the President of Egypt:- Order of the Republic, Second Grade, 1976 and Order of Merit, First Grade, 1983.