Ahmed Elashry completed his LL.M.(CL) at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2019. He received an admissions scholarship in recognition of his personal and professional achievements. While a student at UBC, he assisted international students as a Graduate School Student Ambassador.
Prior to his LL.M., Ahmed received a Masters degree in Public Administration and Public Policy at the University of York as a Chevening Scholar; a full scholarship awarded to young leaders around the globe. He completed a thesis analyzing democratization post the Arab Spring. In 2018, he was awarded the prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship where he studied Communications and Law at the Arizona State University and worked in one of the biggest lobbying firms in Washington, D.C. as part of his fellowship.
Ahmed has extensive experience in politics and communications. He has worked on the communications teams of three Egyptian prime ministers and co-founded a community newspaper during the political uprising in Egypt. He has also worked at the Middle East and Africa Strategic Advisors, where he developed policies for companies and organizations.