ICAO Middle East Office
Mr. Mohamed Khalifa Rahma is the Middle East Regional Director of the International Civil Aviation (ICAO) since March 2016. He played a major role in strengthening regional and inter-regional collaboration in aviation. Mr. Rahma continues to significantly increase cooperation among member States, global and local organizations.
Prior to his appointment at ICAO he was the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation of Egypt and previously advisor to the Minister.
During his tenure, Mr. Rahma played a substantial role in many influential projects that actively supported and enhanced aviation capacity in Egypt. He developed cooperative relationships with government bodies and investors while paving the way for future business partnerships and opportunities. He acted as a liaison person with the local and the international and regional bodies .
Mr. Rahma was a board member of various companies including Cairo Airport Company, Aerotel Company and EMAC Aqaba Company and chaired many strategic committees on the national and regional levels.
Mr. Rahma has 28 years of aviation experience in various fields including aviation management, airline management, operation, safety, training, and crisis management. He holds MBA in Aviation Management.