He graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Alexandria University in Egypt in 1977. He started to work as Import-Export Manager at German Food Co. in 1977 and served as the General Manager of the said company between the years of 1987-1991. He continued his career as the General Manager at Dreem Co. company between the years of 1991-2004. Tawfik served as the Vice President at the Egypt-headquartered Mashreq Group that had business partnerships with many international companies from 2004 to 2017; and then as a Board Member in the Egyptian Aramex Masreq company providing logistic services between the years of 2008-2016. Reda Adly Tawfik currently serves as the COO at Doha-headquartered Mayhoola company. He has been serving as a Board Member of BRTI as of November 2017. He is also a Board Member of the Italian Pal Zileri company.