General Director of the National Economic& Social Development Borad,Chairman of the Libyan Foundation for Development and Entrepreneurship (NGO), Mahmud Alftise is a prominent Libyan political figure. From November 2011 to September 2012, he was the Minister of Industry in Libya’s Interim Government at Transition Council period. He then served as a consultant to Libya’s Ministry of Industry from 2013 to 2014. Alftise has also served as Chairman of the Board of several Libyan Organizations, including the Libyan Investment and Privatization Board and the Iron and steel Company. He holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering from University of Toledo Ohio and PhD in Industrial Engineering.