Mohamed Saleh al-Sada

Position: Energy and industry minister

Biography: Ensuring the continuity of policies in Qatar’s oil and gas sector, Mohammed bin Saleh al-Sada has been reconfirmed as energy and industry minister in the cabinet reshuffle. Al-Sada was appointed to the ministry in January 2011, taking over from the long-serving Abdullah al-Attiyah.

Through this position, Al-Sada also serves as the managing director and chairman of the board of Qatar Petroleum (QP). Before assuming his current role, Al-Sada served as minister of state for energy and industry affairs from April 2007.

He is vice-chairman of the board of Qatar Steel and chairman of Qatar Chemicals Company, Qatargas and Qatar International Petroleum Marketing Company. Al-Sada is a former technical director of QP and managing director at RasGas. He has a bachelor’s degree in marine science and geology from Qatar University and a doctorate from the UK’s University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology.

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