Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering from Pennsylvania State University in the USA, in 1991.

Mr. Al-Kaabi joined QatarEnergy in 1986 as a student. Immediately after graduation, he joined QatarEnergy’s Reservoir & Field Development Department, where he progressed through various petroleum engineering, technical, commercial and supervisory positions. He then became the Manager of Gas Development responsible for North Field management and development, where he and his team played a key role in the rapid launch of many mega gas projects based on the most up-to-date technologies, which were implemented in record time, making a major contribution towards Qatar's rapid rise to becoming the LNG and GTL capital of the world. He also oversaw the building of several large gas pipeline projects domestically and for export.

In 2006, Mr. Al-Kaabi was appointed as the Director of QatarEnergy’s Oil & Gas Ventures Directorate, where he was overseeing all of Qatar’s oil and gas fields’ developments as well as all the exploration activities in Qatar.

In September 2014, Mr. Al-Kaabi was appointed as QatarEnergy’s President and Chief Executive Officer, where he oversees QatarEnergy’s gas, oil and petrochemical developments in Qatar and internationally.

On November 4, 2018, His Excellency Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi was appointed Minister of State for Energy Affairs and Cabinet member of the State of Qatar, and Deputy Chairman of QatarEnergy, in addition to his position as President & CEO.