Ismail has over 18 years of experience in mechanical & marine engineering, training and health & safety management. Ismail led a number of safety and health projects including implementation of behavioral-based safety process, safety culture projects and maintaining sense of vulnerability research projects, implementation of safety solutions such as fire retardants clothing. He previously worked as a marine engineer a national company for several years, then joined one large training institute in Bahrain to head the health & safety training department.
Ismail has an undergraduate degree in marine engineering from Southampton Solent
University in the UK and a Master degree in Environment, Health & Safety from
Sunderland University in the UK. His doctorate degree which was obtained from
Bradford Business School in the UK was in sensemaking in dynamic business
environments and managerial practices in the oil and gas sector in Bahrain