Before joining Sphinx Publishing Company and York Press in 1996, Mohammed Ali taught English as a foreign language to adults and young learners for 15 years. The experience he has gained in teaching is inseparable from his experience in publishing. Mohammed Ali has led and participated in many educational conferences in Egypt and abroad. He is an advocate of continuing and multi-disciplinary education. Mohammed Ali is currently writing a Doctorate thesis on educational technology. He also has an MA in Business Administration, a BSc in Accounting, a BA in English Language and Literature and a BA with Honours in Education. All his degrees are from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.