Professor Heba Leheta is currently Professor Emeritus of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and previously Acting Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at Alexandria University. In addition to a number of senior leadership positions held at the Alexandria University, Professor Leheta has also served on the editorial Board of a number of national and international Maritime Journals and attended and chaired several sessions in a number of international conferences on Maritime Engineering. Professor Leheta was awarded the University Merit Award in 2014 and the University Shield for Managerial Excellence in 2015. Professor Leheta is a certified Board member from the Institute of Egyptian Directors. With over 40 publications to her name, Professor Leheta brings scientific expertise to the Board’s deliberations.
Professor Leheta a non-executive shareholding member of the Board of Egytrans. She is also a member of the General Assembly of the Holding Company for Maritime and Land Transport and a Fellow at the UK Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (Egyptian Branch). She is a member of a number of Associations and Syndicates, in a leading capacity, most notable among them Member of Royal Institution of Naval Architects UK, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers USA, the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean, IMAM, the Egyptian Society of Marine Engineers and Shipbuilders and the Egyptian Engineers’ Syndicate. Professor Leheta is the correspondent for Egypt of the International Ship and Offshore Structures Congress.