Brig. Eng. Al Emadi joined the Qatari Armed Forces after graduating from the University of Qatar with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering in February 1992. He is currently the Commander of the Center for Chemical Defense and Radiation Monitoring within the Qatar Armed Forces since September of 2015. Since he joined the Armed Forces, Brig. Eng. Al Emadi held several positions in the Armed Forces, including: Administration Platoons’ Commander (Chemical Defense), Platoons’ Commander of Weapons and Equipment decontamination (Chemical Defense), Assistant Commander of the Chemical Defense Unit, WMD First staff officer, Senior Instructor of the Chemical Defense Training Wing, (2006), Member of the Radiation Protection Committee of the Supreme Council for the Environment and Nature Reserves, Head of the Disaster Recovery Plan (Permanent Emergency Committee), and Commander of the Chemical Defense Center
Additionally, Brig. Eng. Al Emadi attended many courses, among them the military training course for university officers in Saudi Arabia, the foundation course for chemical warfare officers in the Arab Republic of Egypt, the course on Complete Decontamination in Germany, advanced course on chemical warfare for officers in the United Arab Emirates, basic training course on weapons of mass destruction in Switzerland, practical course on live chemical agents in Slovakia, and the international inspectors’ course on weapons of mass destruction in Doha. He is currently completing his master’s degree in weapons of mass destruction, at the University of Tor Vergata (Rome). Brig. Eng. Al Emadi has also participated in many internal and external courses, exercises and workshops since 2001, namely the Early Response Seminar in America, workshops and exercises with the Red Cross in Switzerland, a workshop on addressing radiation incidents in Doha, a workshop on serious endeavors in the United Arab Emirates, the Red Dragon Workshop in America, Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction in America, Workshop on the Chemical Weapons convention in Doha, Workshop on Response to Nuclear Radiation Accidents in Saudi Arabia, Workshop on the prohibition of Chemical Weapons in Malaysia, Joint workshop on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in Bahrain, workshop on Response to Radiation and Nuclear incidents in Japan , the leading edge exercise in Doha; as well as many other exercises.