Hani El Sharkawi, BSc, MA
Hani El Sharkawi is the founder and CEO of “Inspiring Leaders”. As a coach, trainer, consultant and university lecturer he helps individuals and organizations grow and flourish. He has extensive international leadership experience in the luxury hospitality industry and in higher education. He specializes in the fields of leadership, intercultural competencies and service excellence and works with companies of all sizes to assist their teams in going through change processes, working more effectively as a team and focusing on customer delight. As the son of an Egyptian father and an Austrian mother, Hani grew up between Alexandria and Vienna. He has also worked and lived in Paris, Singapore and Vancouver and enjoys working in intercultural environments. He graduated from high school in the USA, completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management at the University of Alexandria and holds a Master of Arts in Intercultural Competencies from Danube University Krems in Austria. Hani also speaks 6 languages and was the first winner of the “Young Hotelier Award” in 2004.