Randa Fahmy Hudome
President of Fahmy Hudome International
Ms. Randy Fahmy Hudome is the President of Fahmy Hudome International (FHI), a strategic consulting firm which provides critical advice and counsel to Fortune 500 companies, foreign governments, media organizations, and private sector entities with business interests in the Middle East and North Africa. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the National Council on US-Arab Relations.
Prior to founding FHI, Ms. Fahmy Hudome was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as the United States Associate Deputy Secretary of Energy. Working with the White House and the Department of State and Commerce, she developed and implemented the Bush Administration’s international energy policy. Ms. Fahmy Hudome was also the point person at the Department of Energy for increased advocacy on behalf of American energy companies seeking business around the globe. From 1995-2001, Ms. Fahmy Hudome served as Counselor to United States Senator Spencer Abraham (R-MI). During the six years she spent in the legislative branch, she was credited with shaping many pieces of legislation that affected U.S. interests abroad, including financial assistance to U.S. allies in the Middle East.
Prior to her government service, Ms. Fahmy Hudome was a practicing attorney with the law firm of Wilkie, Farr and Gallagher, where she specialized in the areas of international trade and corporate litigation. She received her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where she held the post of Administrative Editor of The Georgetown Journal of International Law.
Ms. Fahmy Hudome’s expertise in international economic policy and energy has been sought by the U.S. Secretary of State, who appointed her to serve on the U.S. State Department Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy, and by the Secretary of Energy, who appointed her to serve on the U.S. Secretary of Energy Advisory Board. Ms. Fahmy Hudome’s opinions on international diplomacy have been published in the Wall Street Journal, and she appears frequently as an expert analyst on NBC’s Today Show, MSNBC, Fox News, CNN, and Al-Jazeera.