Student economics and accounting, Balham & Tooting College, London.
Assistant internal auditor, British Petroleum, Bahrain, 1963-1965; accountants clerk, Blue Marine, Qatar, 1967; assistant internal auditor, African & Eastern, Bahrain, 1968-1969; clerk, Co-operative Compensation Society, Bahrain, 1969-1970; general manager, Car & General Insurance Company, Bahrain, 1970-1973; general manager, The Vehicles Insurance Fund, Manama, Bahrain, since 1977. Board directors United Insurance Company, Bahrain, Rahia Insurance Superior vena cava syndrome, Bahrain.
Member parliament, Bahrain National Assembly, 1974-1975. Advocate for democracy and human rights, Petition Group, Bahrain, 1992, 94. Member Toastmaster's International Bahrain (president 1988-1989), Friends of the Salzburg Seminar.
Married Haya Rabia (divorced1974). Children: Thaer, Hurriya, Nasir, Ghade. Married Khayria Juma Al-Arrayedh, 1974.
Children: Rosa, Sonia, Jassim.