Ahmed Zahran is the Business Development Manager for renewable energy and carbon trading at Tri-Ocean Energy (member of EK Holding Group). He is a holder of an MSc in Economics from the University of London, and a diploma from the European College of Liberal Arts in Berlin (ECLA) in Philosophy and Literature. Ahmed holds a BSc in Finance from the American University in Cairo (AUC).
He is one of the participants in the January 25th revolution with the Baradei Group, and the main organiser of the International Day in Solidarity with the Egyptian People during the revolution. After obtaining his BSc, he worked in Tunisia as a financial planning analyst of the Shell gas distribution activities for two years. Afterwards, he worked with Shell Trading in London as a finance adviser for the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EUETS). In that role, he was responsible for the compliance of the Shell installations in Europe with the EUETS through trading the carbon credits needed for their compliance.
Zahran is also interested in civil society in Egypt. He is a founder and a former Board Director of Nahdet El Mahrousa NGO, currently one of the biggest Egyptian youth NGOs working on youth development projects. Zahran is currently a member of the Egyptian TM Party.