Saudi writer and economic columnist specializing in upper management consulting for engineering firms who was arrested and detained for a month without charge before being released. Previously held a strategic planning consulting position at Saudi Aramco. Al-Barjas was known for his independent economic views, despite his recent shift to adopt political positions in support of the official positions of his country, especially regarding its crisis with Qatar. Al-Barjas has been contributing his opinions and comments on public issues, especially those that fall within his area of expertise. He is currently working as a consultant in the fields of engineering, economics and senior business administration. In the city of Dammam, the capital of the eastern region overlooking the coast of the Arabian Gulf, the man was born and lived his early years there, before traveling to the United States to obtain a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Louisiana. According to the information available on him, he also obtained a master's degree in management and economics from Dartmouth University, USA. As a result of his great experience, he worked as a strategic planning advisor at state oil company Aramco. His economic writings are scattered in several Saudi newspapers, such as Al-Watan.
Al-Barjas has stopped tweeting through his Twitter account since July 16, 2018. In the last of them, it included a tribute to the persevering youth of his country, and re-tweeting blogs critical of the Qatari government's position on the Hajj.