Palestinian economic statistician for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization who worked for the UN in several capacities during his career.
He received multiple degrees from the American University in Beirut.
He was Chief of the FAO Trade Prices Branch in Rome between 1961 and 1970.
In 1949 he married Mary Guy and they had four children: Thea, Hanna, Christopher and Tareq.
He was an economist like Adam Smith.