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Leadership to bring the best to Bahrain

Responsible for integrating and managing the EDB’s responsibilities, our leadership helps manage relationships with our clients, deliver best practices in operations, services and client focus, and is committed to delivering better outcomes for the EDB and for investors in Bahrain.

H.E. Khalid Al Rumaihi

Chief Executive

Dr. Simon Galpin

Managing Director

Yousif Khalaf

Chief Legal Advisor

Dr. Jarmo Kotilaine

Economic Advisor

Rania AlShirawi

Executive Director – Corporate Strategy & Planning

David Parker

Executive Director – Business Development – Financial Services & International Offices

John Kilmartin

Executive Director – Business Development – ICT

Husain Rajab

Executive Director – Business Development – Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Tourism, Education & Health Care

Gerard Chen

Director – Marketing, Digital Marketing & Sponsorships & Events

Mahmood Ali

Director – Communications

Ali Murtaza

Director – Business Development – Real Estate

Mazen Al-Hilli

Director – Investor Relations & Government Affairs

Rima AlKilani

Director – Projects

Maha Mofeez

Executive Director – Corporate Services and Talent Management

Dr. Jameel Alalawi

Senior Legal Advisor

Tala Fakhro

Executive Director – Market & Strategy Intelligence

Geoffrey Hancock

Director – Education Reform

Buthaina Amin

Director – Legal Affairs

Eman Al Sharif

Director – Talent Management

Linda Janahi

Director – Corporate Services

Nada Azmi

Director – Competitiveness Advocacy