CEO and Director of the Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research "Baseera"
Dr. Magued Osman is the CEO and Director of the Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research "Baseera," which ran the only transparent public opinion surveys by phone for the first Egyptian Presidential elections in 2012. Baseera implemented also the first exit poll in the middle east. Dr. Osman is a member of Egypt National Council for Women. Dr. Osman is acting as the chairman of Telecom Egypt (we), the main landlines service provider in Egypt, since 2016. He is the former Minister of Communications and Information Technology in Egypt from February to July 2011 in the caretaker government. Before being appointed as a minister, Dr. Osman was the Chairman of the Egyptian Cabinet of Ministers' Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC). Dr. Osman is one of the Pioneers of Statistics and national information in Egypt; He is a Professor, at the Department of Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. In 2012, he led the World Values Survey in Egypt.