Bachelor of Science (Electrical engineer) (honours), University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, 1998.
Prime minister's shield English debates, 1996-1998. System administrator Pakistan On Line, Lahore, 1997-1998. Management trainee ICI Pakistan Ltd., 1998.
Staff engineer Schlumberger, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, since 1998. Project engineer Jackup Shipyard, Schlumberger, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1999. Project manager Rig Mobilization, Schlumberger, Port Gengil, 2000.
Cadet National Cadet Corps, Pakistan, 1991-1993. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (chairman student committee 1997-1998, Larry K. Wilson award 1998).
Son of Hafiz ur Rehman Tarique and Talaat Parveen Akhtar.