Ingy Kassem

Executive Assistant to the Head

Contact information

Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51 | B412
+43 1 25230-3110

Ingy is the Executive Assistant to the Head of the Department of Public Policy (DPP). She provides overall support to the office and DPP’s faculty and staff. She is responsible for office management, communication, recruitment and ensuring smooth operation of the DPP office. 

Ingy brings relevant experience in Higher Education having held various administrative roles at an American University based in the U.S. with a campus in Vienna and seven other countries. She began her career in Higher Education as the Executive Assistant to the Director and Head of European Operations where she supported the wider operations team at the Vienna campus as well as in the other campuses (Greece, the Netherlands and Switzerland). She worked with several units including but not limited to: Admissions, Recruitment, Facility Management, Registrar's Office, Student Services and IT. For three consecutive years, Ingy was also the team lead in organizing the university’s graduation ceremony in prime locations. Prior to joining CEU, she was appointed as Assistant Director for Privacy and Information Security (as the GDPR came into force) and as Coordinator for international campuses, concurrently. 

Prior to Higher Education, Ingy was working in recruitment consulting and executive search. She has lived in Cairo, California and Paris, before moving to Vienna in 2011. 


Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Webster University (Vienna, Austria)
Bachelor of Arts in Management with an emphasis in International Business (Major) & Psychology (Minor) - Webster University (Vienna, Austria)
Economics emphasis - Exchange Semester - Sciences Po (Paris, France)