Sarah El Battouty is an award-winning global architect with 18 years of experience in Green and Environmental Buildings and Sustainable Development.
She is an architect graduate from the University of Cambridge, UK. Later, she obtained her MSc degree from the School of African & Oriental Studies SOAS, the UK, in Sustainable Development and Project Management. Afterward, she was professionally awarded a Centre of Environment Development and Economic Policy Degree in Rural Project Management, Climate Policy, and Water Resource Management (CeDeP).
Lately, she established Egypt’s unique Environmental Design, training, and strategy company, ECOnsult.
ECOnsult has achieved the highest number of energy-saving certified projects in Egypt by an Egyptian consultant.
Moreover, she formed MuBun, specializing in transforming scrap waste into luxury, high-end sustainable furniture.
In 2014, Sarah was appointed as a Senior Advisor to the Egyptian President, focusing on sustainable community development. She is among the first Arab and first Egyptians to be a finalist and awarded Ashden Partner and receive the EarthShot Prestigious Global Nomination. She has worked on several projects with the presidency adopted by the government, including introducing energy and water-saving awareness programs into the media and education system and creating a youth leadership program to empower youths to participate in the political process.
Her focus is to raise awareness on resource management and environmental economics to create sustainable communities for Egypt’s growing population and regional climate challenges linking them to education and magnifying the interlinkages. Sarah has also been recognized as a national expert and leader in 2018 for her services by the government to train the intelligence and military and assist in training programs for the government on the Sustainable Development Goals.