On completing his graduate studies from Kuwait University, with specialization in Commerce, Economics, Political Studies and General Accounting, Tareq Al Shumaimry launched several successful commercial ventures, including in the field of general contracting and trading, as well as in media and event management. He also conceived and launched the highly successful The Times Kuwait newsmagazine in Kuwait and continues as its Founder and Editor-in-Chief.

He has received prestigious certificates from Kuwait University, Kuwait Association of Accountants and Auditors, International Arbitration Association, Institute of Ontario, INC, Canada.

Courses successfully completed:

  • Introduction to banking transactions at National Bank of Kuwait
  • Management of the Public Authority for Palace Affairs,
  • Company liquidation program for expert accountants in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice.
  • International Accounting Standards and its Applications – EuroMatic Institute, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia,
  • International Arbitrator (International Cases Arbitration), Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
  • Accounting (General Frame of Investment and Risk Management) and Financial Analysis at the Oxford Center for Administrative and Economic Consultations and Training,
  • Completed the Project Executive Programme at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR School) USA.

Conferences, Programs and Workshops attended and participated while representing the State of Kuwait:

  • Under a Ministerial Decree he traveled to Milano, Italy to attend the Scientific Conference on Using Standard Costs Methods to Develop Government Units Performance.
  • Under a Ministerial Decree he traveled to London to attend the Conference on Final Accounts Revision and Preparing Reports and Budget Sheets using Computer Systems.
  • Attended several exhibitions abroad mainly in Europe, Asia and the United States of America.
  • Participated in Conflict Settlement, Policies and Strategies Program, held in Singapore.
  • Attended meetings held at the Second Arab Conference of Public Prosecutions, Public Prosecutors, Public Attorneys, and Heads of Investigators in Arab countries, held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Participated in the E-government Services Conference (applications and challenges for leaders and specialized managers), in Singapore.
  • Attended meetings held on Arbitration and Arbitrator’s Talents at Rabat, Morocco.
  • Head of the Technical Committee at the Second Arbitration Conference organized by Ministry of Justice, Kuwait
  • Member of the Coordination and Follow-Up Committee, Economic and Social Development Forum, at the Office of the Prime MInister, Kuwait
  • Member of the General Schedule Committee, Arab Economic Forum Conference – Prime Minister’s Diwan.