His name was Makram Eskander Nekola, born on 1942,
graduated from Faculty of Engineering then employed at the faculty as a professor.
Ordained a monk by the name of Toma El Soriany on February 16, 1969.
Ordained priest on April 12, 1970, then hegoman on September 17, 1972.
Ordained bishop for Demiat, Kafr El Shekh and St. Demiana’s monastery by the name of Anba Bishoy on September 24, 1972.
He was elected as secretary of Holy Synod on 1986.
Promoted to metropolitan on September 2, 1990.