Salem is an Environmental Biologist graduated from the United Arab Emirates University in 1998. He obtained a certificate in Bioinformatics for Software Professionals from the Centennial College in 2011. Since early 2011, he has been working as an Intern at the Ozeelik’s Genetics Research Lab, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute at the Mount Sinai Hospital.
He was a Senior Environmental Awareness Educator from 2005 to 2007 and an Environmenal Researcher from 1999 to 2005 at the Environmental Agency Abu Dhabu of the UAE.
He has been a member of ACER since 2007.