Curriculum Vitae

Sheikh Talal Nasser Al Athbi Al Sabah

Assistant Undersecretary for Control & Petroleum Media Affairs

Date of Birth:

22/9/1966

Nationality:

Kuwaiti

Social Status:

Married

Education:

  • Holder of a bachelor degree in business administration, minor accounting, from the Faculty of Economics & Administration- University of King Abdulaziz- Jeddah
  • Holder of a diploma in banking management- Arab Academy for Financial & Banking Sciences- Arab League- Egypt
  • Holder of a post graduate diploma in budget management (assets & liabilities) – Arab Academy for Financial & Banking Sciences- Arab League- Egypt
  • Holder of a diploma in advanced banking credit- Arab Academy for Financial & Banking Sciences- Arab League- Egypt

Positions Held:

  • Manager of the Middle East & North Africa region in the international financial and loans sector - Commercial Bank- 1996 to 2003
  • Manager of the tenders affairs and field inspection department- Ministry of Oil - 2003 to 2006
  • Current position : assistant undersecretary for administrative & financial affairs – Ministry of Oil - April 2006

Experience:

  • Member of the board of directors of several private sector companies from 1988 to 2004
  • Participated in many training courses (more than 60 courses) in the field of finance, financial management, tenders and contracts.
  • Representative of the Commercial Bank to the Arab Trade Funding Program (Arab Monetary Fund), Abu Dhabi, 1996 to 2003
  • Representative of the Ministry of Oil to the semi annual meetings for contracts, tenders and budget in the divided zone (Wafra Operations and Khafji Joint Operations)
  • Member of the higher committee for Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and its petroleum companies' tenders
  • Member of the board of directors of the Petrochemicals Industries Company (representative of the Ministry of Oil