Jawad graduated in 2000 with a degree in civil engineering from the EHTP engineering school in Casablanca. He worked as project manager in several companies including OCP, the Moroccan phosphates state company, and as a temporary professor in Bouchaib Doukali University. He is currently working as consultant in construction management services. Jawad has been working as country coordinator for IHP climate change program since 2013. Jawad is also an activist for social and environmental justice. He took part in world social forum in Belem 2009 and Tunisia 2013 and he is an active member of ATTAC/CADTM Morocco since 2000 and has been member of its secretariat several times.