Mr. Qawasmi was born in Ramallah in 1965. In 1990, he obtained a degree from Italy in designing and manufacturing precious metals. The CEO of Qawasmi Jewelry was a member of the Board of Directors of Union of Gold and Precious Metals Manufacturers and Shops. He is a co-founder and a Board member of the Federation of Palestinian Precious Metals. Mr. Qawasmi is also a member of the Businessmen Forum. He was elected as the HCCI secretary in the 2011 elections.