In Egypt, as a part of Egypt’s vision 2030, the government is seeking to promote public-private partnerships across various sectors such as education, and railways along with new areas for development which includes climate control, seawater desalination, and dry ports. Additionally, the government has launched the EDU 2.0 program which will be carried out between 2018 and 2030 under which around 1,000 distinguished language schools will be established under the PPP system. In 2022, it is estimated that public-private partnership projects worth 16 billion Egyptian pounds (USD 860 million) have been rolled out by the government to promote PPPs in the country.
Moustafa is based in the United Arab Emirates and leads Plenary’s business activities in the Middle East. He is also an advisory board member of the AUS/UAE Business Council.
Prior to joining in 2021, he was CEO and Managing Director of one of the leading diversified international contractors in the Middle East.
He has more than 23 years of experience in the banking, construction, management, PPP industry and has held senior roles with CIMIC Group, Macquarie Bank, National Australia Bank, UBS and Citigroup.
Moustafa is the founder of the Islamic Museum of Australia. He is the author of Boundless Plains: The Australian Muslim Connection and The Journey: Establishing Australia’s First Islamic Museum. He was also Executive Producer of the documentary, Boundless Plains: The Australian Muslim Connection.
In 2015, Moustafa was recognised with the Medal of the Order of Australia by the Australian Government and in 2021 was Highly Commended by the Victorian Government for community response and recovery.
He was selected as one of The World’s Most Influential Young Arabs under the age of 40 by Arabian Business, and in 2016 was awarded the distinguished Alumni Award by La Trobe University.