Hassan Halawy Bio

Hassan Halawy

Co-Chair, Tech & Innovation Committee
AmCham Abu Dhabi  
General Manager
Elite Agro Projects

Hassan Halawy, the General Manager at Elite Agro Projects, a leading specialized Agriculture Construction Company in the GCC & Africa, is driving innovation in the agriculture sector. With a portfolio of successful projects spanning over 8 countries. He is a key figure in the industry; known for his practical approach, hands- on experience, and experience in leading and motivating diverse teams across international and multicultural environments.

Passionately advocating sustainable production and food security, Hassan’s influence transcends mere words, with active involvement in international forums and publications. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Engineering from the American University of Beirut, he built a unique blend of technical proficiency and agricultural insight.

Starting his career in Africa, Hassan’s trajectory led him to the UAE, where he adeptly transitioned into leadership, overseeing cutting-edge agriculture and technology projects across the Middle East and Africa. His expertise spans diverse agricultural avenues, from open field farms to Medium-Tech and High-Tech CAE Protected Houses, all seamlessly integrated into the production-to-distribution chain.

A true advocate of technology-driven advancement, Hassan’s pursuit of knowledge drove him to delve into data processing and aggregation, gaining certification in Data Protection with GDPR compliance. This enhanced understanding of regulations and information security empowers him to bridge the gap between Agriculture’s operational needs and advanced technologies. His expertise underpins his mission to digitally transform the agriculture ecosystem, unlocking data and machine learning’s potential to optimize Agriculture production capabilities.