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Safe Space with Francesco Lombardo

Nov 28, 2018

Ramia Marielle El Agamy is the Co-Founder of Orbis Terra Media an international Content Studio and Publishing House based in Switzerland as well as the Editor-in-Chief of Tharawat Magazine,  the global publication for family businesses and a product established by her family. As a Director of her family's enterprise, she has helped expand its activities globally and works alternately in media, cross-border entrepreneurship, and family business. Her role as the Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of Tharawat Magazine has allowed her to specialise in topics relevant to business owners and their successors.

Ramia holds a MSc in International Business and Management from Manchester Business School (UK). Born and raised in Switzerland, Ramia M. El Agamy is of Dutch-Egyptian descent and currently lives between Bern, Switzerland, and Dubai, UAE and speaks six languages.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How to keep the family business in the family
  • How each generation has different sacrifices they need to make
  • Keeping the core intact doesn't always happen and how to identify when to cut it
  • What Ramia has learned from hundreds of family business interviews