Curriculum Vitae

His Excellency Mr. Issam Abdulmohsen Almarzooq

Minister of Oil, Minister of Electricity & Water

Date of Birth

26 September 1959



Marital Status


Academic Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering
    from University of Southern California, 1982.

Work Experience:

  • Joined Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) as Mechanical Construction Engineer 1982- 1986.
  • Joined Japan Gas Company (JGC) in Yokohama as Training Engineer in Design, Inspection and Estimation, as part of the training program for KNPC engineers 1984- 1985.
  • Joined Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) as Planning Engineer 1986- 1989.
  • Promoted as Senior Planning Engineer “for the Downstream Operations of KPC, which includes KNPC and Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) 1988.
  • Held the position of General Manager at Kuwait Industrial Refinery Maintenance & Engineering Company (KREMENCO) 1989- 1996.
  • Joined Kuwait Shipbuilding 8a Repair Company (KSRC) as Board Director 1996- 1999.
  • Joined Gulf Dredging Company (GDC) as Chairman and Managing Director 1999-2007.
  • Family business in Kuwait and abroad 2007-2016.
  • Chairman of the Board of Boursa Kuwait Company 2014-2016.
  • Board Member of KPC 2015-2016.
  • Minister of Oil, Minister of Electricity & Water and Chairman of the Board, KPC 10 December 2016.