Al-Alfi is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of EKH, one of the largest private equity and venture capital companies in Egypt focusing on strategic sectors such as utilities & infrastructure, fertilizers, petrochemical industries and Natural Gas. He was the Founding President of Americana Group-Egypt, the largest food conglomerate in Middle East.
Al-Alfi has been active on the public, social and philanthropic fronts for more than 25 years; he founded and assumes leadership roles in several non-profit NGOs in education, health care and community development. He serves as a member of the BOT of The American University in Cairo. He established Al Alfi Foundation to help through education and training discover future leaders among Egyptian youth. He has contributed in qualifying 110,000 fresh graduates and helped them get employed. He is the Founder of the Professional Development Foundation, one of the largest social foundations in the Arab world. He founded the Egyptian Franchise Development Association, which has taken upon itself to educate and prepare inexperienced entrepreneurs to acquire franchises of local and global brands. He is the Chairman of the BOT of Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation which provides free world-class medical services to the underprivileged in Egypt and throughout the region in the scope of cardiovascular diseases.