Huner Burhan Ismael, was born in Erbil in 1988. He graduated as an Agricultural Engineer (2011) from the Salahaddin University -Erbil, College of Agricultural Engineering Sciences with 2nd rank out of 35. 

During 2011 ‐ 2015 he has worked as an assistant lecturer in the Soil and Water Department. At the beginning of 2015, the Iraqi federal government has offered him a scholarship to continue his MSc degree in Water Management / Environmental Impact Assessment and Management from The University of Manchester, United Kingdom (2017).  

After completing his degree, he has returned to his work in the Department of Soil and Water Science since 2017.