Dr. Mostafa Madbouly is Egypt's 54th  Prime Minister since 1879


Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University.

MSc.   in   Architecture,   Urban   Planning,   Faculty  of   Engineering,   Cairo

Diploma and advanced studies in the field of Urban Planning, Urbanization, Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
PhD. in Architecture City Planning, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University - within a joint supervision system with the Institute of National, Regional and Urban Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Karlsruhe University, Germany.


30 years of extensive experience in Urban Planning

  June 2018  –  Present: Prime Minister of Egypt.

Date of Birth
April 28, 1966

EDUCATION Cairo University – EGYPT
Karlsruhe University - Germany

LANGUAGES Arabic -English

   March 2014  –  Feb. 2019: Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities. Major projects under his direct supervision were:

o Planning  and  Construction  of  Egypt’s  New  Administrative  Capital,  Alamein  City  on  the Mediterranean Coast, El Mansoura New City and another 17 new cities all over Egypt recommended within the national strategic plan for urban development 2052.

o The First National Housing Project in Egypt targeting 700 000 unit for low income citizens. The First Middle Income Housing Project introduced by the government targeting around 400 000 unit in New Urban Communities.

o The National Plan to remove all unsafe settlements targeting construction of 200 000 unit around the country, and upgrade of Informal Settlements on the outskirts of cities.

o The construction of 3 major roads within the national road plan. He also adopted the National Rural Sanitation Program to reach all Egyptian villages, the coverage percentage increased from
11% to 35% during 4 years. Together with other housing and utilities projects around the country with a total cost of approximately 65 billion $.

   November 2012  –  February 2014: Regional Director for UN-Habitat Regional office for  Arab States and Africa; managing all on-going programs and projects run by UN-Habitat in the Arab states.
   September 2009  –  November 2011: Chairman of the General Organization for Physical  Planning (GOPP), Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities with the following   major  projects under his supervision: Egypt’s National Urban Plan till 2052, Greater Cairo Region Urban Strategic Plan till 2050, Alexandria Urban Development Plan till 2032, Strategic Plans for the  North Coast, Sinai Peninsula, North West Suez Gulf area, and Upper Egypt.

Previous positions:

  Vice Chairman of The General Organization For Physical Planning.

  Head of the Technical office for The General Organization For Physical Planning.

  Professor at The Housing And Building National Research.

  Executive Director of The Urban Training Institute (UTI) - Housing And Building National Research

  International and local consultant with WB, UNDP, UN-Habitat, ILO and Cities Alliance.

  Professor  at  Cairo  University  and  Misr  International  University  in  the  fields  of  Housing,  Urban
Development, Architectural and Urban Design.

  Presented  24  researches  in  the  fields  of  Urban  Planning  and  Housing  in  International  and  Local conferences.

  Participated in Writing the “Housing and Urban Development” Chapter in Egypt's Human Development
Reports of 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009.