Bachelor of Science, Government College, Lahore, Pakistan, 1954; Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Queen Mary College, London, 1959.
Officer in charge, assistant works manager, Pakistan Ordnance Factories, Wah Cantonment, 1959-1964; sales and development engineer, Wah Industries, Wah Cantonment, 1964-1966; technical manager, Congothene Chemical Industries Ltd., Wah Cantonment, 1966-1969; compression engineer, chief engineer, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd., Lahore, 1969-1978; project manager, area manager, Solar Turbines International Company, San Diego, 1978-1993; director, Sayyed Machinery Ltd., Lahore, since 1985; president, Shazil Cons. Engineers, Lahore, since 1993.
Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pakistan Engineering Council (professional member).
Married Elisabeth Marcelene Bertele, January 10, 1959. Children: Mubashrah, Sohail, Farvah, Munazzah, Feisal, Ijlal.