Dr. Mostafa Madbouly has been the Prime Minister of Egypt since 2018. Previously, he served as the Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities between 2014 and 2018 and as Acting Prime Minister between 2017 and 2018. Dr. Madbouly served in several key leadership positions before joining the government. He was the Regional Director for Arab countries at the United Nations Human Settlements Program -Habitat- from November 2012 to February 2014. From September 2009 to November 2011, Dr. Madbouly was the Chairman of the Board of General Authority for Urban Planning at the Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Development. He also served as the Executive Director of the Training and Urban Studies Institute at the Housing and Construction Research Center at the Ministry of Housing. Dr. Madbouly received his Masters and PhD from the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Management from the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), Rotterdam. As housing minister, Dr. Madbouly successfully implemented several national social housing projects to help eliminate slums in Egypt.