Mohammed Saleh Al Sada
|Mohammed Saleh Al Sada|
|Minister of Energy and Industry|
18 January 2011
|Prime Minister||Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani
Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani
|Preceded by||Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah|
|President of OPEC|
7 December 2015
|Preceded by||Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu|
|Alma mater||Qatar University
Mohammed Saleh Abdulla Al Sada is the minister of energy and industry of Qatar.
Sada graduated from the Qatar University with a bachelor of science degree in marine science and geology. He also holds a PhD from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology.
Al Sada served as the technical director of Qatar Petroleum. From 2006 to 2011 he served as the managing director of RasGas liquefied natural gas company. He is also the vice chairman of the board of the Qatar Chemical Company (Q-Chem) and Qatar Steel Company (QASCO), and the chairman of the board of directors of Qatar Metals Coating Company (Q-Coat). He has served as a member of the Qatar's permanent constitution preparation committee, the supreme education council, and the national committee for human rights.
In April 2007, Al Sada was appointed minister of state for energy and industry. On 18 January 2011, he replaced Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah in the post of minister of industry and energy. On 24 February 2011, he became the chairman of the RasGas's board of directors. Al Sada remained unchanged in the cabinet reshuffle in June 2013, which saw the change of the prime minister. Therefore, he is part of the cabinet led by prime minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.
Al Sada is married and has two daughters and three sons.
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