Graduate in Engineering, Cairo University, 1973. Master in Electrical Engineering, Cairo University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Engineering, McGill University of Canberra.
Professor engineering Cairo. University; information systems consultant Information and Decision Support Center, Cairo, 1985—1988, information resource manager, 1988—1989, executive manager Egypt, 1989—1996, deputy chairman advisory board, 1996—1999. Minister communications & information technical Government of Egypt, Cairo, 1999—2004.
Prime minister Arab Republic of Egypt, 2004—2011. Supervisor National Number Project and mechanization of Civil Status Department, Egypt. Chief Executive Officer Legislation and Development Information Systems Company.
Chairman Data Bank Company. Board member Medical Systems Enterprise, Misr Information for Construction Building Company, Cairo.
Member of Society Information Management (co-founder Egyptian chapter), Egyptian Information Management Association (co-founder), Internet Society Egypt.
Married; 2 children.