Recently retired, Dr. Majid was working for Saudi Basic Industries Cooperation (SABIC) as Technical Knowledge Subject Matter Expert for Engineering and Project Management.
For the last eight years, Dr. Majid’s main global focus was on the development of competency behaviors in relation to project management career line, people development through mentoring and organizational training for a number of project management knowledge areas. He was also involved in shaping up functional PMO policies and procedures. Prior to that, Dr. Majid was managing capital projects for SABIC in the petrochemical industries as well as in the Metal industries for almost a decade.
Dr. Majid started his project management career by having hands-on experience in project construction for 4 years followed by managing small-size projects from initiation to financial closing for 3 years giving him the needed experience to manage megaprojects.
Dr. Majid obtained his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1981 followed by his M. Eng in Power Plants and Energy Related Studies from Liverpool University in 1986 and finally obtained his PhD in 1991 from University of Reading UK, with focus on renewable energies applications. He is also PMP certified by PMI since 2007.