Yasmin Mansour – Sustainability Director
Yasmin Mansour is an experienced sustainable facilities management professional with more than 15 years of experience in Facilities & Operations. As the Sustainability Director, Yasmin is now leading The American University in Cairo – Office of Sustainability. This position is concerned with addressing AUC’s environmental challenges, including climate change, resource scarcity, pollution, and waste management.
Among others, her area of expertise, Yasmin has vast experience in developing & writing technical reports, including the Carbon Footprint, and Sustainability Report, in addition to several international reports addressing SDGs. She developed AUC’s COE “UNGC – Communication on Engagement,” addressing the University’s commitment to the UN’s five main principles Human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.
Yasmin Mansour is a certified Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP) and has Facility Management Professional (FMP) credentials from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA). Mansour received a Master’s degree in Construction Management from the American University in Cairo.
Her core motivation is embedding “Sustainable development philosophy and culture in The American University of Cairo Context” to improve and facilitate AUC’s institutional response to environmental challenges and promote more conscious decision-making. In carrying out these responsibilities, she always aims to improve the University’s operations, strengthen its finances, and enhance its reputation as a sustainability leader in Cairo, Egypt, the Middle East, and North Africa. She always seeks to weave sustainability into the University’s culture, mission, and activities, where Mansour succeeded in gaining international recognition for AUC sustainability efforts.
Yasmin Mansour has a leading role in community services & NGOs. She serves as a board member of the Egyptian Facility Management Association “EGFMA” and the Education & Training Committee Chair.
Currently, Yasmin is an FM instructor in AUC and a subject matter expert in AUC SFM and course developer.
Yasmin was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. In 2002, Mansour graduated with high honors from Ain Shams University with a B.Sc. in Architecture Engineering, Urban & Planning department. Mansour is a master in English, French, and Arabic.