Denomination: Sunni muslim
Assistant Lecturer, Riyadh University. Lecturer, Riyadh University. Dean, Faculty of Commerce, Riyadh University.
Director-General, Railways Authority. Member of Board of Arab Investment Company, Real Estate Development Fund, Riyadh Charity Society, Municipal Council of Dammam, Supreme Council of Youth Welfare. Former Adviser, Ministry of Finance and National Economy.
Adviser, Ministry of Defence and Aviation. Secretary-General, Supreme Council of Oil. Minister of Industry and Electricity since 1975.