Founding Partner & Head of International Arbitration, Construction and Energy, Zulficar & Partners, Egypt; Professor of International Arbitration, Private International Law and English Contract Law, Cairo University; Member of the Governing Board (ICCA); Vice-Chair of the ICC Governing Body for Dispute Resolution Services; Vice President Global of the CIArb; President Elect of the CIArb (2025); Dean of the Africa Arbitration Academy; Chair of the International Expert Committee of the Permanent Forum for China Construction Law; Member of the International Commercial Expert Committee of the China International Commercial Court; Co- Chair, IBA Arab Regional Forum; Vice-Chair of the Advisory Committee of the CRCICA; Member of the Advisory Board of the MIAC; Member of the LACIAC Court of Arbitration; Member of the ITA Academic Council; Member of the Court (PCA); and Member of the Board of Trustees (CIArb).

He served as ‘Arbitrator’, ‘Counsel’ and ‘Legal Expert’ in more than 255 cases, involving parties from the Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. His expertise in cross border multi-jurisdictional and highly complex transactions and disputes is extensive and broad. He is listed as a prominent international arbitrator and practitioner in all major directories including WWL: Arbitration & Global Elite Thought Leaders; WWL Thought Leaders International Arbitration; WWL Thought Leaders: Construction; Chambers & Partners Global; The Legal 500; Client Choice Awards; The Legal 500 Africa Power List and others.