Graduated with BSc in Civil Engineering, Mohamed was awarded the FCO scholarship to pursue his MSc and PhD studies at Imperil College, London University. after granting his PhD in 1996, He joined Procter & Gamble in Germany and ascended through various leadership roles across various categories, such as Beauty Care, Health Care, Fabric & Home Care and Corporate New Ventures. Mohamed ascend into corporate executive roles comprised regional and global responsibilities with working experience in Germany, Italy, Japan, USA, Belgium, and Switzerland. Following his tenure of 16 years at Procter & Gamble, Dr Barakat moved to the Middle East, leading C-Level roles roles within Retail, Aviation and Banking in UAE, KSA and Kuwait. Mohamed is a Lecturer Westminster Business School and a certified trainer for PMQ, Prince 2 and Agile PM.