Degrees: Int'l Relations and Economics, Univ. of California; Biology, Algiers Univ. of Science and Technology; strategy and government affairs, US Foreign Service Institute. 1991-94, Sr Adviser, Algerian Institute for Global Strategy Studies; 1982-90, Sr Administrator and Coordinator, Development Aid and Cooperation Programmes, Algeria. Work with: Euro-Mediterranean Framework Cooperation Initiatives; New Partnership for Africa's Development; 2003 Tokyo Int'l Conference on Investment to Africa; Initiative on Good Governance for Development in the Arab Countries. Currently, Chairman, CEO, Nord-Sud Ventures; visiting expert/lecturer. Member: Defence and Security Forum, London; World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on MENA. Alumni, NESA Center for Strategic Studies, Washington National Defense Univ. Author. Award: 100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow, 1999 World Economic Forum Summit, Davos, Switzerland.