Denomination: Sunni muslim
Trainee with International Telephone and Telegraph (ITT), New York until 1970. Has professional experience in management of chemical factories, shipping companies and regular commercial enterprises. Member of Jeddah Chamber of Commerce, International Business Fraternity (Delta Sigma Pi).
Member of Board of International Chemical Industries and Trade Marketing Company, Jeddah Electrical Company Ltd., Saudi Shipping Company, Reza Institution for Trade Marketing, Development and Investment. Chairman of Board of Reza Investment Company. Managing Director of International Chemical Industries.