Student, National University, Teheran, Iran, 1967. Student, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1984.
High School teacher, Sari, Iran, 1969-1972. Vice finance president Road Minister, Iran, 1969-1973. Assistant University Uppsala, 1976-1983, course leader, since 1982, director department marketing-department business, since 1992, deputy head of department, professor marketing.
Served with Iranian Army, 1969-1971.
Married Pia Maria Wallgren. Children: Annouch, Melanie.