Sheikh Mohammed Bin Essa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain
Sheikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa spoke at The Common Good June 21, 2011.
About Sheikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa:
Sheikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa was appointed the role as Chief Executive of the Bahrain Economic Development Board in June 2005, after ten years serving as a close and trusted aide to His Royal Highness Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of Bahrain and ending as President of His Royal Highness’ Court.
As Chief Executive of the Bahrain Economic Development Board, Sheik Mohammed is responsible for leading the body entrusted with ensuring the continued growth and stimulation of Bahrain’s economy. As an agent for change, the Economic Development Board works in close partnerships with both the public and private sectors to oversee the economic development strategy of the Kingdom of Bahrain and to create the right climate to attract investment.
Sheikh Mohammed is also deeply involved in the wider economic development of the region, notably through the World Economic Forum’s Davos and regional fora. He chairs the Young Arab Leaders’ Bahrain chapter, Tamkeen, Bahrain’s labor fund, Bahrain Development Bank, Bahrain Polytechnic and the Capital Club Bahrain. He vice-chairs Bahrain Mumtalakat Holdings Company and serves as a Board member of the Bahrain Association of Banks, the Bahrain Labour Market Regulatory Authority and The Crown Prince’s International Scholarship Programme.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economic Theory from the American University in Washington D.C. and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Studies from the London School of Economics.
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