Hany holds a PhD in Applied Statistics from Alexandria University.
Prior to joining the Arab Knowledge Project in 2010, Hany was a lecturer at Alexandria University. He has around 20 years of experience in the areas of Statistics and Knowledge for Development.
Hany is currently the Chief Technical Advisor of the Arab Knowledge Project (AKP) which is one of the very few credible initiatives on ‘knowledge’ and ‘development’ in the Arab region.
He has led a survey on around 5,800 sampled school students from four Arab countries: UAE, Jordan, Morocco and Yemen in the preparation for the Arab Knowledge Report 2010/2011, another survey on around 5,500 sampled university students from four Arab countries: UAE, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia in the preparation for the Arab Knowledge Report 2014.
He has also overseen the organization of workshops at the UNESCO headquarters, the University of Oxford and the United Nations Headquarters.
Areas of Expertise include providing guidance and advisory services and delivering lectures on knowledge issues; supervising research and dissemination of research findings, statistical analysis, building indices and modelling and simulation.