Eng. Matar acquired a Master’s degree in Business Administration, major in General Management from the University of Malaysia in August 2008. He completed his collegiate studies from the King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in June 1997, with the degree in Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering/Operation Research. He achieved “Honors Graduate” status in both academic pursuits. He attended numerous Executive and Technical programs in leading institutes such as Stanford, Insead, London business school and Warton. His professional career with SABIC started in October 1997 in Saudi Iron and Steel Company (HADEED), a SABIC affiliate. Since then, he has held various Managerial positions both in HADEED and SABIC Metals SBU, and Team Lead positions in various key projects representing enormous investments for the company.