Seif El Batanouni was born in Alexandria, and spent his early years in Nigeria. In 1986, he returned to Egypt. El Batanouni graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing. In 1998 he joined the Mansour Group. He began in the company’s Electronics Division where he worked till 2003. He was the Marketing Manager for Bang and Olufsen and Digital Living. In addition, he worked in sales, importation, and installations during his time in the Electronics Division. In 2003, he moved within the Mansour Group to the Corporate Affairs Department. Today, he manages the division, which includes internal CSR, communications, customer service, quality control and government relations. He is also a core committee member at the AMCHAM CSR committee and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee; he is also a member in the German Chamber core Committee for CSR. He also represents the Chairman of the Mansour Group as the Official Representative of the Global Compact Egypt Network. Finally he is also the Chairman of the Global Compact Network Egypt Foundation.