Dr. Ibrahim Wassim Shalaby; is an Egyptian Physician born in Cairo in 1960. He graduated from the Kasr Al Aini School of Medicine, Cairo University and was an Oncologist for many years, working as a practitioner, a lecturer, and a researcher. He then worked for 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry. He has over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Shalaby is a writer and founding member and coordinator of the Middle East Academy for Leadership. He has various literary and artistic interests and is the author of fourteen books.