UCI Vice President since 28 September 2013
Dr Azzam was a member of the Egyptian national cycling team before moving into the administration of the sport and qualifying as a UCI International Commissaire in 1991. President of the Egyptian Cycling Federation – he was elected to this position for the first time in 1988 and recently re-elected for another term – Dr Azzam has also been heavily involved in the Egyptian Olympic Committee, including as Secretary General between 2008 and 2012. He has been President of the African Cycling Confederation since 2005. As a member of the UCI Management Committee, Dr Azzam was elected UCI Vice President by his peers in 2013 and his position in this role was confirmed in 2017. He is also member of the Foundation Board of the UCI World Cycling Centre.