Ali bin Mohamed Al Rumaihi
Chairman of the Board of Trustees


Mr. Al Rumaihi has held several senior positions, as he occupied, before his appointment to the post of Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Institute for Political Development, the post of Deputy Secretary for Communication and Information at the Royal Court in 2015, and President of Information Affairs Authority (IAA) with the rank of Ministry Undersecretary in 2013.

Dr. May Sulaiman Al-Otaibi
Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees


Dr. May Sulaiman Al-Otaibi is an active member in the community; pioneering in the educational sector. Dr. Al-Otaibi is the Chairperson of the Board of Directors at The Bahrain Bayan School. In addition, Dr. May Al-Otaibi holds the title of General Manager in two companies based in the Kingdom (Mayasem Real Estate) and (Mayasem Institute for Communication Strategy). Lastly but by no means least, Dr. Al-Otaibi is an esteemed member of the Human Rights Foundation , She is also the founder of the Bahrain National Campaign Wihda Wahda in Cooperation with MOD in support of National cohesion.

Ahmed Mahdi Al Haddad
Member of the Board of Trustees


Mr. Ahmed Mahdi Abdulnabi Al Haddad is member of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Institute for Political Development and former Assistant Undersecretary for Political Affairs and International Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain (2002-2010).

Eman Faisal Janahi
Member of the Board of Trustees


She is Director of the Department of Youth Affairs at the General Organization for Youth and Sports. She is also a member of the Youth Committee at the General Secretariat of the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Budoor Jaffar bin Rajab
Member of the Board of Trustees


Budoor Jaffar Hassan Abdelrasoul bin Rajab is member of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Institute for Political Development and member of the Municipal Council for the 7th constituency of the northern region. She has a Bachelor Degree in English Literature from the University of Bahrain and a certificate from the Bahrain Institute for Banking and Financial Studies in work ethics and the basics of accounting and scientific terminology.

Dr. Khalifa Ali Al Fadhel
Member of the Board of Trustees


Dr. Khalifa bin Ali Al Fadhel is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Institute for Political Development and Assistant Professor of Public International Law at the University of Bahrain (UoB).

Dr. Saeed Ahmed Abdullah
Member of the Board of Trustees


Dr. Saeed Ahmed Abdullah Hussein Al Yamani is member of the Shura Council, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Institute for Political Development and Associate Professor at the Arabian Gulf University.

Dr. Isa Ahmed Turki
Member of the Board of Trustees


MP Dr. Isa Turki is Member of the Council of Representatives and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Institute for Political Development.

Fatima Abdulmahdi Al-Osfoor
Member of the Board of Trustees


She was elected to become member of the Parliament in the elections held in 2014. She was previously a lawyer and principal of an educational institution. She has a Bachelor Degree in Law, a diploma in management and has passed several courses in different areas.

Wedad Ridha Al Mussawi
Member of the Board of Trustees


Wedad Ridha Salman Al Mussawi, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Institute for Political Development, member of the Supreme Council for Women, Former Assistant Undersecretary at the Directorate of Special and continuing Education at the Ministry of Education and Board Member of the of the Bahrain Institute of Public Administration (BIPA).