Ahmed has 27 years of career with Aramco in Refining, Projects, Lubes and R&D. He is a founding member of King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology KAUST which is planned to be among world top universities. Ahmed holds four degree with MS from University of Tulsa, PhD in Chemical Engineering and MBA from Colorado State University. Ahmed is PE, PMP & CE. Joining AIChE in 1998 and since being heavily involved including presenting, chairing sessions, serving as a director in Fuels & Petrochemicals division, International Committee, SOIC, GSIC and an AIChE regional liaison. His efforts assisted in increasing membership, conference participants, papers and interest in establishing AIChE chapters. Ahmed used to lead committee and arrange for conference session and other activities while stationed in Saudi Arabia Ahmed became the first Arab fellow of AIChE and he is a recipient of the F&PD distinguished services ward for 2017.