Dr. Rana Aly El Abbady, Senior HSE Consultant & Trainer

Dr. Rana Aly El Abbady is a Senior HSE Consultant & Trainer based in Egypt. She has over 10 years of HSE and Facility Management experience, including as HSE Manager at IFC-financed Acciona (3x50MW -AlSubh/Rising Sun/Sun rise), IFC-financed Phoenix 50MW and EBRD financed BSEP 50MW & MMID 30MW Solar PV plots (owned by Infinity Solar /Ib Vogt) projects located in the Benban Solar Park, Egypt.

Rana was the first and only woman HSE Manager working in Benban (site based). Her role included conducting internal HSE audits, ensuring workers’ rights are respected and benefits delivered, maintained a grievance mechanism, and completed reporting in line with lenders’ requirements (IFC PS1 to PS4 and matching EBRD requirements), and supporting third-party auditors and inspectors (Mott Macdonald, EGD & labor office).

Rana has also provided HSE advisory services to Astrazeneca, Servier Egypt Industries, Nissan Motors, Vodafone (VF Solar PV project), The Solar Company, and others in Egypt. Previously, Rana was Acting HSE and Facility Manager at Sanofi, Egypt, and National Consultant for UN Women Regional Office for the Arab States, HSE trainer at Gulf Training Center GTSC & The International Safety College delivering HSE training in the African continent.

Rana’s numerous HSE qualifications include NEBOSH Certification and Tutor (on International General Certificate, HSE Award in Managing Risk Assessment at Work, Safety Simplified, Health & Safety at Work), OHSAS 18001 Internal auditor, IOSH Managing Safely, OSHA Construction & General Industry, Certified & Tutor on Occupational Health Protection & Infection Prevention (By AOSH), Road Safety Trainer by RoSPA UK, ISO 14001 & ISO 50001, Advanced First aid , Emergency evacuation & preparedness, Fire fighting.

Rana’s academic training includes an MBA, a Human Resource Diploma, and a Bachelor of Pharmacy.