After several years as a Government Relations Officer in SGRR and Aramco since 1950, Mr. Azmi pursued higher education and graduated in Civil Engineering from University of Texas, USA, in 1963.
Immediately after graduation, he worked with Aramco for a short period and then joined Getty Oil Company (now Saudi TEXACO) in Mina Saud as an EM&C Superintendent. In 1965, Mr. Azmi established Consulting & Design Engineering (CDE). The Ministry of Commerce and Industry granted CDE license for Engineering Consultancy work and license for Surveying work. The firm has designed numerous projects in the private sector such as palaces, villas, schools, and other projects in surveyors and later owned and operated materials laboratories to render services to contractors and government departments.
Mr. Azmi is also the co-founder and board member for several organizations such as Al-Shifa Medical Syringe Factory in Saudi Arabia, Advance Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Co. in Jordan, SEAMA, a Real Estate investment firm in Morocco, Palestinian Development & Investment Company (PADICO) in West Bank and Gaza, Real Estate Development Co. in Jordan.
In January 2001 he joined hands with Mr. Abdullah Al-Moaibed to establish AMCDE.