King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Department of Finance & Economics






  • Director General, Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) (2001  to October 2006) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Member of Advisory Board, Supreme Economic Council (1999-2002), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Dean, College of Industrial Management (September 1996 to

            September 2000)  King Fahad  University of  Petroleum and

            Minerals Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

  • Head (July 1991 to  Sept 1994),  OPECNA  and   Information

Department Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

(OPEC) Vienna, Austria)

  • Manager (August 1986 to July 1991), Economics & Industrial

Research   Division  VI   Research    Institute    King     Fahad

University  of   Petroleum   and   Minerals   Dhahran    31261,

Saudi Arabia.


 v     Professor of Economics (June 1998 to present), Department of Finance

and Economics,  College  of  Industrial  Management,  King

Fahd University of petroleum &  Minerals  Dhahran  31261,

Saudi Arabia.


v     Associate Professor of  Economics (Sept  1990 to  June 1998)

Department of Finance and Economics College of Industrial

Management King Fahd University of Petroleum& Minerals

Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia


v     Assistant Professor of Economics (April 1985 to August 1990)

College of Industrial Management  King  Fahd  University of

Petroleum and Minerals Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia.


v     Lecturer  (July 1980 to January 1981)  College  of   Industrial

Management King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia.


v     Graduate   Assistant  (June  1978  to  July  1980)   College  of

Industrial Management King Fahd University of Petroleum

      and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia.




               [1]                 Member of International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE), U.S.A.


               [2]                 Correspondent Member of the International  Center  for  Economic

                                    Growth (ICEG) San Francisco, CA., U.S.A.

                [3]                 Correspondent Member of the World Energy Efficiency Association U.S.A.


               [4]                 Research Fellow Economic Research Forum, Cairo, Egypt.


               [5]                 Member  of  Saudi  Arabian  Association  For  Energy  Economics


                [6]                 Member of Water Science and Technology  Association,  Bahrain.


               [7]                 Member of Saudi Economic Association, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.



                [1]                Developed and Directed the First Executive MBA at the College of Industrial Management - King Fahad  University of  Petroleum and Minerals Dhahran, Saudi Arabia – 1998.

                [2]          Established  to  Academic Chairs in Finance and Energy Economics at College of Industrial Management - King Fahad  University of  Petroleum and Minerals Dhahran, Saudi Arabia –

                 [3]                Editor  in   Chief  of    OPEC  Review,   OPEC,   Vienna,   Austria. 1991 – 1994.

                [4]                Chief Editor  of    OPEC  Bulletin ,   OPEC,   Vienna,   Austria, 1991 – 1994.

                [5]                Participated in organizing official meetings, Conferences and Press  Conferences for OPEC from 1991-1994.

                [6]                Member of the Editorial Board, The Journal of Energy Development, 1996 (ICEED), Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.

                [7]                Selected for inclusion in “Who’s who in Finance and Industry”,

                                     29th  Edition, U.S.A, Published in 1997.

                [8]               Selected to the Institute’s Governing Board of Editors for biographical inclusion in the  “International  Directory  of  Distinguished Leadership”, 7th Edition, published in 1997.

                [9]                 Member  of  the  Organization  Committee  and  Chairman  of  the

                                    Scientific Committee for Conference on “Administrative Sciences:

                                    New Horizons and Roles in Development” held at KFUPM, March

                                    16-18, 1998.

                 [10]                Leader and Member in several consulting and  research projects for public and private sectors in Saudi Arabia.

                [11]                Chairman and member of different outstanding and ad hoc committees at KFUPM and the Research Institute of KFUPM.

                [12]             Commentators and writers of professional articles in local and Inter national press.

              [13]                Supervising and member of Master Thesis's.

              [14]                References professional research publications and books.


              [15]               Member of the Editor of Scientific Series, Saudi Economic Associ-

                                    ation, Riyadh.

              [16]                Chairing  Sessions  of  several  conferences  as  well  as  Seminars


              [17]                Member of the Editorial Board, The Business Journal,  Southern

                                     Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT 06515-1355, USA


               [18]                  Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizing outstanding professional achievements  and contributions  to  world  understanding,  by  the Economic  Institute, University  of  Colorado,  Bolder,  U.S.A.

              [19]                  Member of Industrial Committee in the Eastern Province – Chamber o Commerce.

              [20]                  Member of the Higher Committee of Education Development..

              [21]                  Member of the thinking Group in the Taraf Alagar Forum..

              [22]                  Member of the group consultant in the supreme commission for tourism..

              [23]                  Member of Human Resources Development committee in the higher commission for development – Hael Province.

              [24]                  Member of the Gaudiness and supervision for the project of Human Resources Development in Tourism.

             [25]                 Member of EMBA College standing committee, CIM, KFUPM.