Hani El Sharkawi

Hani El Sharkawi

Director, Sacher School of Excellence

EHani El Sharkawi is the Director of the Sacher School of Excellence. He is in charge of quality assurance as well as training and development at the Sacher group in addition to being a university lecturer, trainer, speaker and moderator.

As the son of an Egyptian father and an Austrian mother, he grew up between Alexandria and Vienna. Hani has a long career in leadership positions in the luxury hospitality industry that allowed him to live in five different countries. He was part of the opening team of the Four Seasons George V in Paris as well as Hotel Manager in charge of opening the Shangri-La, Vancouver.

He graduated from high school in the USA, completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management at the University of Alexandria and holds a Master of Arts in Intercultural Competencies from Danube University Krems in Austria.

Hani also speaks six languages, was the first winner of the ‘Young Hotelier Award’ and is a member of the Cornell Hotel Society, AlpAdria & Eastern Europe Chapter. Contact: hani.elsharkawi@gmail.com