Dr. Rumaih Mohammed Al-Rumaih is the President of the Saudi Transport Authority (PTA) and Acting President of the Saudi Railways Organization (SRO).He started his career at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology where he worked as academic and scientific researcher for six years. During this period, he was also a part-time advisor to the Ministry of Defence. He held several executive positions in the private sector and joined SRO in 2008 as deputy chief operating officer. In 2010, he was appointed SRO CEO until the end of 2015.
He served in a number of boards and executive committees, including the boards of the PTA, the SRO, General Authority of Civil Aviation, the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority.
He holds PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder in the USA, and a Master of Electrical Engineering from the same university, as well as Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, and BSc in Electrical Engineering from King Saud University.