Denomination: Sunni muslim
Head of Petroleum Research Section, PETROMIN, Riyadh 1964-1965. Assistant Professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Public Administration, King Abdulaziz University until March 1978. Member of American Economic Association, American Statistical Association, the Econometric Society.
Attended Conference on the Organization of Central Administration in Arab States, Riyadh 1975. Vice-President of Jeddah Municipality.