An Egyptian pianist, composer, actor, and a translator. Shadi plays regularly with Egyptian singer Mariam Saleh, Palestinian Oud player Tamer Abu Ghazala, and Egyptian Accordionist and singer, Youssra El Hawary, in addition to playing with Darwasha band. Shadi is also a part of the team that established The Choir project in 2010, a series of workshops on writing and composing music. Shadi also composed music for many short and long films for independent Egyptian filmmakers. He took part in Baidar camps convoy in Lebanon.