Kousay is a retired IT Engineer, a graduate of Cardiff University (1977) and has worked since as an Electronic Engineer and then as IT Systems Engineer mainly in the local newspapers in Cardiff.

Since taking early retirement nearly 3 years ago, he started getting involved in interpretation and translation work mainly with McGarvey Immigration practice, where he gained insight into the immigration issues.

He volunteered to work with Asylum Justice about a year ago and became a Trustee in September 2016.