BSc in Marine Science and Geology, Qatar University; MSc degree and a PhD, University of Manchester, UK. Over 33 years of experience in the energy sector. Currently, Minister of Energy and Industry. Chairman of the Board, Qatar Petroleum. Member of the Supreme Council for Economic Affairs and Investment. Chairman: RasGas Company; Qatar Gas Transport Company (NAKILAT); Qatar Electricity & Water Company; Chairman, Permanent Water Resources Committee, Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa). Member of the Board of Directors, Qatar Foundation. Chairman, Joint Advisory Board, Texas A&M University Qatar; Chairman, Board of Trustees (formerly the Joint Oversight Board) of the College of North Atlantic Qatar. Chairman, Qatar University Alumni Association.