H.E. Dr Abdul-Hussain Bin Ali Mirza is the Minister of Energy and Chairman of The National Oil and Gas Authority. Prior to his post, he served as Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Minister of State. His Excellency is the chairman of The Oil & Gas Holding Company, Bapco Board and Tatweer Petroleum.
His experience in the oil industry and The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) spans over 47 years entrusted with many executive positions such as General Manager Administration, General Manager Services, Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors and Acting Chief Executive. For more than 25 years, Dr Mirza had been a member of Bapco’s Executive Committee, playing a vital role in articulating Bapco’s strategies.
His Excellency was appointed previously by His Majesty the King as a member of the 2001/2002 Shura Council. He was a member of the Supreme Oil Council which was chaired by H.H. the Prime Minister. Dr Mirza was awarded a PhD Doctorate in Management Change from Middlesex University in London.