Abbas bin Ahmed Hadi has been a member of the Shoura Council since 2015. His services have recently been extended for four years following a royal order to reconstruct the Shoura Council.
Hadi received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in 1986.
He worked as an engineer and a supervisor of several departments at Saudi Aramco’s Yanbu refinery from 2004 to 2011, before moving to Ras Tanura refinery, the biggest oil facility in the Arabian Gulf, where he served as a maintenance manager for a few months. He was also the maintenance overseer at the Riyadh refinery, another Saudi Aramco facility.
In 2012, Hadi became an adviser to the housing minister at the Ministry of Housing. In May, he became deputy minister in the same ministry until 2014.
Hadi, who is also a member of several committees, has represented the Kingdom in regional and global conferences and forums. He represented the Saudi Ministry of Housing at the three-day 5th Asian Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development held in Seoul, South Korea, in November 2014.
Hadi also headed a Saudi delegation to a housing conference for Asian countries held in Singapore. He also took part in the annual conference on industrial safety in Amsterdam, as well as the petroleum products refining conference, which took place in Barcelona, and the oil and gas conference, held in Dubai, UAE.
In 2019, Hadi chaired the Saudi-Japanese Parliamentary Friendship Committee held in the Saudi capital, where he and the Japanese ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Tsukasa Uemura, discussed bilateral relations.