Abdel Razaq Fareed Al-Malki obtained his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 1979. In 1986, he completed a post-doctorate studies degree from the University of Minnesota. Al Malki worked as lecturer, assistant professor and a professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences at Aleppo University.
For 10 years, Al-Malki was the head of Statistics Department and was responsible for economic and social management at AKSAD (an Arab League organization). In addition, he worked for five years as a professor for scientific research and statistics at the Administrative Development Institute in the UAE. He also worked for five years as a research and statistics expert at the Planning Department of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Al-Malki designed and supervised the implementation of a number of socioeconomic surveys, in addition to three national surveys for the Abu Dhabi Emirate, the most important of which are: A Social and Economic Survey of the Al-Hammad Region (The shared borders region between Syria, Jordan, Iraq and Saudi Arabia); A Survey of Waterfall and Fighting Desertification; Family-Budget Survey, Commercial Survey and Industrial Survey (1995-98).