Ahmed Roushdy is the regional advisor for Middle East and Africa within the adaptation policy and finance pillar at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht–Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center (Arsht-Rock). Roushdy advances projects and policy initiatives across the Middle East and Africa and supports Arsht-Rock’s participation at the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP).

With over fifteen years of experience in project management and policy advocacy, Roushdy has built a robust career portfolio. His work spans projects funded and managed by prominent institutions like the US Agency for International Development, the German development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the World Bank, and the European Union Delegation. Roushdy has been instrumental in initiatives focused on climate change, education- and tech-policy implementation, humanitarian efforts, development projects, and cultural preservation missions across the Middle East and Africa. Roushdy has also acted as an Egyptian and regional ambassador for multiple international organizations, including People to People International and the Eisenhower Ambassadors Program.

Roushdy holds a business degree from Middlesex University in London, where he majored in marketing with a minor in public relations.