Mr. Nabil bin Yaqoub Al Hamar
Chairman, Board of Trustees


He is the Media Affairs Advisor to His Majesty the King , Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Institute for Political and former Minister of Information who served in this post until a royal decree was issued in 2005 appointing him adviser to His Majesty the King for Media Affairs.

Prof. Fouad Saleh Shihab
Vice Chairman


Member of the Board of Trustees of Al Ahlia University and Social Sciences Professor at the College of arts - University of Bahrain, was appointed member of the Shura Council in the 1996 and 2002 sessions. He also occupied the post of Deputy Shura Council Chairman and Head of the Human Rights Committee from 1999 to 2000.

Dr. Ibrahim Al-Hashimi
BIPD Board Member


He is Consultant and Board Chairman of a number of family and private companies , former member of the Shura Council of in Kingdom of Bahrain , President of the University of Bahrain and former Adviser of Higher Education Affairs at the Ministry of Education. He holds a PhD degree in management from the University of Manchester for Business Administration and a Master's degree in educational administration from the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Mai Sulaiman Al-Otaibi
BIPD Board Member


Dr. Mai Sulaiman Al-Otaibi, Board Chairman of The Bahrain Bayan Model School, and the General Manager of Mayesim Real Estate” and Mayesem Institute for Communication Strategy”, member of the Human Rights Foundation, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the American University in Bahrain.

Dr. Mohammed Ahmed Abdullah
BIPD Board Member


The Director of the Bahrain Historical Studies Center and Dean of Admissions and Registration at Bahrain University, holds a PhD "of Philosophy in political geography" from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, and Master of Arts in Geography, from the University of Eastern Michigan, United States, and Bachelor of Arts in Geography from the University of Kuwait.

Dr. Mohammed Waleed Al Masri
BIPD Board Member


Professor of Law at the University of Bahrain, Legal Adviser at the Supreme Council for Women, he holds a PhD in Law from the University of Strasbourg for political and legal sciences in France.

Prof. Abdulla Yousif Al Hawaj
Member


President of Al Ahlia University and Mathematics Professor and Former Dean of the Student Affairs Department at the University of Bahrain, holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Manchester (1980), M.Sc. in Mathematics (1974) and B.Sc.(Hon. in Mathematics from the University of Kuwait (1972).

Jameela Ali Salman
Member


Lawyer Jameela Ali Salman, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Bahraini Institute for Political Development and Member of the Shura Council - 2010-2014 Session, is the first Woman President of a Barristers’ Association or Union at the Arab level as she headed the Bahrain Bar Association during the 2007-2011 Session.

Hussein Rashid Al-Sabbagh
BIPD Board Member


Mr. Hussein Rashid Al-Sabbagh is currently working in the field of entrepreneurship. He was Former Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Republic of Tunisia and the People's Republic of China. He was also Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Nations.