Mr. Al Houti holds bachelor of arts degree in Business Administration from Kuwait University in 1976, and Master of Business Administration from the University of New Haven – USA in 1979. He has been a Board Member in Warba Bank since 2013 then elected to be the chairman of the board of directors in march 2016 until date. He is also the advisor for the Chairman of the International Islamic Charity Organization from 2009. He commenced his career as a teacher of commercial subjects at Ministry of Education during the period from 1979 to 1983, and then assumed the position of Department Director and Assistant Undersecretary in Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs from 1983 to 1994. Al Houti then became the Deputy Secretary-General of Waqfi Channels at the General Secretariat of Awqaf from 1994 until 2004. He has been as a board member in a number of companies and banks, namely Boubyan Bank, Islamic Bank of Bangladesh, Capivest Investment Bank and Real Estate Asset Management Company (REEM).