Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Riyadh University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University Liverpool, England, 1988.
Teaching assistant, King Faisal U., Riyadh, 1978-1983; assistant professor, King Faisal U., Riyadh, 1988-1991; assistant professor biochemistry, King Saud U., Riyadh, since 1991. Research referee King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, 1990-1995.
Member Saudi Chemical Society.
Married Hessa Ibrahem Al-Towaher. Children: Mohamad, Hytham, Ahmad, Jomanah.