Magued Osman is the CEO of the Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research (Baseera). He is also a professor at Cairo University and a member in the National Council of Women. Osman is the founding chair of the Arab Network for Public Opinion Polling Centers and the vice chair of the Arab Union for Statisticians. He also served as the minister of communications and information technology in the post-revolution caretaker government. Osman has led a number of national surveys in the Middle East and he is currently the lead author of the Egypt Human Development Report.