Al-Sumait, Badr Othman was born on January 1, 1958 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Son of Othman Sulaeman Al-Sumait and Qumashan Ahmad Al-Hassan. Bachelor of Science Petroleum Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1978.
Teaching assistant King Saud University, Riyadh, 1978-1980. Project engineer Petromin P.C.C., Riyadh, 1980-1982. Resident engineer Foster Wheeler P.D.I., Rome, 1982, Snamprogetti, Fano, Italy, 1982-1983.
Project manager Petromin P.C.C., Riyadh, since 1982.