Dr. Amr Ezzat Salama is a Secretary-General of the Association of Arab Universities and a Professor of Structural Engineering at Helwan University, Egypt. He was the Counselor of The American University in Cairo and maintained excellent contacts with ministries, Egyptian universities, and the Supreme Council of Universities. He is the Former Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Technology of Egypt and the former member of the Shura Council.
He is the Chairman of the Management Engineering Society and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the President of the Executive Bureau of 57357 Foundation. He is a holder of a Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh University, United Kingdom, and a Master in Maritime Civil Engineering from Manchester, United Kingdom. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from Cairo University.