Doctor of Philosophy of Civil Engineering, Leeds University, 1987. Master of Science, Saudi Ministry Higher Education, 1979.
Advisor research & studies Consulting Engineering Committee, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, since 2001. Regional managing director ELS Language Centers- Middle East, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2000—2001. Director research and training- value engineering program Ministry Municipal and Rural Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1997—2000.
Project manager- privitization program Ministry Municipal and Rurai Affairs and World Bank, Saudi Arabia, 1999—2000. Managing partner PMRT Management Consulting, Sydney, Australia, 1994—2002. Manager Advanced Management Technologies Saudi Projacs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1992—1994.
Head training and programs Consulting Engineering Committee, Saudi Arabia, 1988—1992. Project engineer Al Mashriq Contracting, Saudi Arabia, 1987—1988. Geotechnical engineer Al Amoudi Group, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Professor, civil engineering University Clarckson, Potsdam, New York. Advisor Geotechnical Engineering Arch-Center Consulting Engineers, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1988—1992. Vice president consultation and training Saudi Management Association, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, since 2001.
Councillor Australian Institute of Training and Developmemt, Sydney, Australia, 1995—1997. Fellow: American Society of Civil Engineers, Institute of Engineers Australia.
Married Lubna Saleh Akkieleh, 1987. Children: Abdulrahman Emad, Fatima Emad, Sarah Emad.