Doctor of Philosophy in Veterinary Virology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 1990.
Research scientis National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, 1988—1993, head of department Sweden, 1993—2001. Senior vice president Svanova Biotech AB, since 2001.
Member of European Society of Veterinary Virology (uk).
Married Alia Ibrahim Yacoub, June 29, 1983. Children: Nivin Malik, Stefan Malik.