Mirqah ElHassan ElSabry - Mirqah

ElHassan ElSabry

With a doctoral degree from Japan’s leading public policy school (GRIPS), ElHassan is a seasoned researcher. He has conducted research …

ElHassan ElSabry

Fellow - Head of Research, Mirqah
With a doctoral degree from Japan’s leading public policy school (GRIPS), ElHassan is a seasoned researcher. He has conducted research at prominent institutions in Egypt, Germany and Japan. Before joining Mirqah, he was based in Tokyo working at the Institute of Innovation Research at Hitotsubashi University and teaching at its business school.
ElHassan is one of very few experts in MENA working at the intersection of innovation policy and strategic innovation management. As the Head of Research & Innovation at Mirqah, his focus is on helping businesses in emerging economies formulate strategies that leverage both internal and external sources of innovation.   With a doctoral degree from Japan’s leading public policy school (GRIPS), ElHassan is a seasoned researcher. He has conducted research at prominent institutions in Egypt, Germany and Japan. Before joining Mirqah, he was based in Tokyo working at the Institute of Innovation Research at Hitotsubashi University and teaching at its business school.   His extensive experience as an educator in academia for over eight years has equipped him with the ability to create and facilitate high-impact, engaging learning experiences. ElHassan has supplemented his academic experience and research through his collaborations with public, private and non-profit entities across a number of different advisory and consulting engagements.    A graduate of the American University in Cairo, ElHassan has a strong background in physics and statistics at a BSc & MSc level which has given him excellent problem solving and analytical reasoning skills. This, coupled with extensive experience in handling large sets of data, helps him in developing managers’ understanding of analysis, data utilization and insight generation to guide their decision-making and strategic direction.

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