Born in 7th August 1964. Jassim is a Mechanical Engineer with B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida (Gainesville-Florida) class of 1989 and M.Sc. degree in Project Management (Oil & Gas) from University of Liverpool – UK.
He established his work career in 11th August 1990 with Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co. (GPIC). Having undergone extensive training and development both in Bahrain as well as overseas, he held a number of senior positions in GPIC including Mechanical Supervisor, Turnarounds Area Leader and then promoted to Mechanical Superintendent in Maintenance Department. In 2010, he was promoted to Safety, Security, Health and Environment Manager.
Mr. Darwish, was involved in the Urea Project from 1996 to 1998. He was full-time involved in the project during the Engineering, Construction and Commissioning stages. He was also selected as one of the core team members in the Carbon Dioxide Recovery Plant Project (CDR) in 2008/9.
He is a member on Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association (GPCA) in Responsible Care Committee and Advocacy Committee; Arab Fertilizer Association (AFA) in HSE Committee; National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS International) and Chairman of ASIS Bahrain Chapter; OSAC, IOSH and member in National Safety Council (NSC) in Delegates Board Member, Partnership Committee member in the United States. Member in Society of Engineer (Bahrain)
He has been selected as a judge for Robert W. Campbell Award (USA), AFA HSE Award, and Green Leave Award.
Mr. Darwish was also undergone an extensive program with the University of Virginia-Graduate School of Business Administration in 2004.