-Holds a university degree in Petroleum Engineering, the Romanian University of Ploieşti, 1982.
-A universal certificate in oil well control.
-A contract arbitration certificate from the Arab Engineers Federation.
-Director of al-Jibseh Oil Fields in 1997.
-Director of Planning Department at the Syrian Petroleum Company in 2005.
-Member of the Board of Directors of al-Furat Oil Company in 2008.