Sh. Mohamed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al- Khalifa graduated with honors from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals with B.Sc degree in Electronics. He completed his higher education in the UK with a Master’s Degree from the University of Cambridge and an Advanced Masters from the Imperial Collage of Science. He also holds an MBA from DePaul University. Kellstadt School of Business.
He Joined the Ministry of Finance, Kingdom of Bahrain in the year 1999 where he became Director of Government Shareholdings in 2005. During his tenure at the Ministry he worked on the privatization of key projects including the privatization of Power Plants, Seef properties IPO and Muharraq STP. He is a former board member of The Bahrain National Gas Expansion Co., Lulu Tourism Co.
He was appointed as the Chief Executive of the Oil and Gas Holding Company in 2011. He is Currently Chairman of the ‘National Oil and Gas Authority’, ‘The Oil and Gas Holding Company’, ‘The Bahrain Petroleum Co’, ‘Tatweer Petroleum Company’ and is a board member of ‘Central Bank of Bahrain’.
Under the Royal Decree No. 45 for the year 2016. Issued by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, on 3rd June 2016, Sh. Mohamed bin Khalifa bin Ahmad Al-Khalifa was appointed as the Minister of Oil.