THE EGYPTIAN FASHION & DESIGN COUNCIL – EFDC was formed by a private group of fashion & design professionals whose common aim is to nurture, support and promote Egyptian fashion & design talent and businesses locally, regionally and globally. They give freely of their time to combine their knowledge and experience in design, production, retail, export, marketing, media and public relations to meet the mission of the EFDC.


Abdelmalek Shamsi

Commercial Director STA - Shamsi for Trading & Agencies

Fatma Ghaly

Managing Director, Azza Fahmy Jewellry
Fatma is a business development specialist with more than 12 years of experience working her way up from marketing executive to a position with the vital role of transforming the business from a home- grown brand to an international luxury designer name

Marie-Louise Bishara

Designer,Vice Chairman & Partner,
Bishara for Fashion,
Board member on The Egyptian Ready Made Garments Export Council, The Egyptian French Business Council, The National Council of Women

Paul Antaki     

CEO Premium International For Credit Services
( S.A.E ).
Board Member & Shareholder Consolidated Retail( S.A.E ).

Susan Sabet

Publisher & Editor in Chief Pashion & Pashion Vienna, member of the BOF500 annual list of The Most Influential People in the Fashion Industry, Execiutive Board Member Fashion Trust Arabia, Member of Advisory Board Fashion Forward Dubai
Member of the Advisory Board of Fashion Forward Dubai, Executive Board Member of Fashion Trust Arabia.


Amina Khalil

Founder of Amina K. ready-to-wear brand.

Farida Temraz

Founder of Temraza Haute Couture.
North African Director at the Council of International Fashion Designers (CIFD).
North African Ambassador of the Fashion Business Association of America (FBAA).
Appointed Egypt’s Fashion Ambassador by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.