Bachelor of Science in Economics, Baghdad University, 1966. Master of Arts in Economics, University Manchester, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Bristol, 1975.
Minister oil Iraq, 1975—1977, minister planning, 1977—1980. Economic United Nations Conference Trade Development, 1980—2001. Governor Central Bank Iraq, Baghdad, since 2004.
Statistics professor Webster University, Geneva, 1989—1990. Professor Geneva University, 1994—2000. Member Follow-up and Arrangement Committee Iraqi Opposition, 2002.
Lecturer in field.
Married; 2 children.