Majid KAISSAR GHAIB
Management and Entrepreneurship
Majid K. EL GHAIB holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an engineering degree from Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France) and the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (Paris, France).
Currently, Dr. El Ghaib is Professor and Head of the “Social Innovation and Sustainability Institute” at ESCA Ecole de Management. He lectures on various themes such as “Corporate Governance”, “Business Ethics”, “Sustainability and Corporate Accountability”, and “Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship”.
Dr. El Ghaib is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Enactus Morocco, a nonprofit organization and a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better and more sustainable world. He is also the Founder and President of Omega Holding, a Moroccan investment company specialized in the fisheries sector.
Dr. El Ghaib began his career at Ardaman & Assoc., a subsidiary of Tetra Tech, one of the largest U.S companies in environmental engineering and renewable energy. Upon his return to Morocco, Dr. El Ghaib joined one of the largest Moroccan consulting firms, “CID”, specializing in design and implementation of sustainable development projects in various sectors, such as water resource management and construction of large public infrastructures. In 2000, he was appointed by the King of Morocco as the CEO of the National Office of Fisheries of Morocco (ONP), a public agency in charge of the Moroccan fisheries sector.
Finally, Dr. El Ghaib has won many national prizes and awards (“Quality award” in 2002 and 2003, "Citizenship award” in 2003, "Social Responsibility award" in 2005, “Quality Manager of the Year” in 2005). He is married and father of two daughters.