1990, BSc and MSc Engineering, Case Western Reserve Univ.; 1992, MPP, Harvard; 1998, MBA, Northwestern Univ. 1992-95, Regional Policy Mgr, UNDP, NY; 1995-99, Director, Research and Economic Affairs on Peace Process, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; 1999-2000, President and COO, CIG; 2000-02 and 2004-05, Deputy Chief Commissioner & Commissioner, Investment and Economic Dev., Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority; 2003, Chief of Staff to King Abdullah II for Planning and Programming, Royal Hashemite Court; 2005-09, Chairman & CEO, Aqaba Dev. Corp.; 2009- 2011, Minister of Public Sector Development and Minister of State for Mega Projects; chaired Public Sector Development Committee and Infrastructure and Mega Projects Committee; chaired Civil Service Council & National Training Institute. Former Member, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on MENA. Recipient: Eisenhower Fellowship (2002); Al Hussein Medal of Second Order; King Abdullah II (2008).