Khaled Dahawy is a professor of accounting at AUC since the year 2000. Dahawy was the Chair of the Accounting Department (2012-2013) and Director of MBA Programs (2008-2013) in the School of Business at AUC. Parallel to that he is the executive partner at Mohamed Dahawy and Company (Accountants-Auditors-Consultants) (1999-Present).
Dahawy received his PhD from the University of North Texas (1998), his MBA from Pennsylvania State University (1994) and his Bachelor of Business Administration from AUC (1990). He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Illinois, Egyptian Society of Accountants and Auditors, Egyptian Accounting Syndicate, and the Egyptian Accounting and Auditing Board. He is certified by the Capital Market Authority (CMA), Accountability State Authority in Egypt, Egyptian Financial Regulatory Authority, and the Egyptian Central Bank.
He also planned and initiated the Executive MBA (EMBA) in AUC, which is a project that spanned over two years while he was the Director of the MBA programs. Dahawy is an active member in the University, school and department in many aspects. He is a member in the Accounting Faculty Selection Committee that chooses new faculty in the department, member in the Assurance of Learning Committee representing the accounting department and member in the Accounting Learning Goals Committee responsible for the update and follow up on learning goals for tax accounting. He initiated the MBA Debate and meet the CEO programs in the MBA and EMBA programs at AUC,
Dahawy has extensive practical experience as an accountant, auditor, tax consultant, and financial consultant. He acted as an expert with CMA, and prepared several revaluation reports to indicate the current value of companies that needed to change their legal format or merge with other companies to be submitted to the CMA and the Investment Authority. He prepared and/or audited several financial and managerial accounting systems for companies and non-profit organizations. He serves on the audit committee of several companies.
Dahawy served as a consultant in several missions with the World Bank related to the degree of accountability of the Egyptian Ministry of Finance and the status of accounting and auditing in Egypt. He has also worked as a consultant to the Egyptian Institute of Directors (EIOD) in many papers, conferences, manuals, and research on accounting, auditing, and corporate governance in Egypt.
In addition, Dahawy has conducted several training courses and presentations to teach accounting for numerous diverse constituents. He has prepared and delivered several courses for the IFC to introduce concepts like accounting, risk analysis and corporate governance to developing nations. He has prepared and delivered several executive educational courses for companies and banks in the areas of financial accounting, auditing, taxation and credit analysis.
Dahawy is a member in GMAC 2013 Leadership Conference Advisory Group, Financial Benchmark Award Advisory Board and the Advisory Board Council for AISEC International in Egypt. He is also the head of the youth committee in the Rotary Club of Cairo, and member of the Egyptian Junior Businessmen Association (EJB).