Bachelor's in Civil Engineering, Univ. of Bahrain; Master's in International Project Management, Leeds Univ. 1994-2004, with Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC), starting as Project Engineer. Former: Chief Operating Officer, Bahrain Economic Development Board; Minister of Cabinet Affairs. Since Feb. 2012, Minister of Transportation, with responsibility for public transportation, civil aviation affairs, the general organization of ports, and the Bahrain Post. March 2012, appointed Acting Chief Executive, Economic Development Board. Board Member: Bahrain Mumtalakat (Vice-Chairman); Bahrain Economic Development Board; Quality Assurance Authority for Education and Training; Higher Education Council; Civil Service Council.