Nematullah is from Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Kabul Polytechnic University in 2005. After graduating Nematullah worked for several organizations, most notably the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Kabul.
As a national project architect at IOM, Nematullah was involved in the design of projects from initial concept to construction administration and opening ceremony when the building was completed. Beyond completion, he was also involved in the warranty period for 1-2 years of all completed projects.
Nematullah is married with four children. His hobbies outside work include playing volleyball and football, reading, travelling, and listening to music.