Chief of Strategic Affairs

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H.E. Ambassador Nancy Abdulla Jamal

Chief of Strategic Affairs

Work Experience
  • [2021] Chief of Strategic Affairs
  • [2020] Ambassador at H.E. Foreign Minister Office
  • [2020] Member of the International Advisory Board for the Global Internet Forum for Counter Terrorism
  • [2018] Official Coalition Representative ‘OCR’, whereby she represented the wider work of all 83 coalition partners
  • [2015] Head of the international advisory board, On record, she is the first Arab official to ever be seconded to the British government's Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • [2013] Acting Director of Information, Studies & Research
  • [2010] Director of External Relations and Global Outreach at the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies ‘DERASAT’
  • [2008] Executive position within the structure of UN Habitat’s Khalifa bin Salman Award for Urban Development
  • [2007] Member of the National Committee for the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons
  • [2006] Chief of Foreign Media at the Kingdom of Bahrain's Ministry of Information
  • [1997] Arcapita Bank - Sharia compliant real estate portfolios, high-net-worth client investment administration, and operated the bank’s Know Your Client (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) policies
  • Executive leadership programme at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government
  • Master of Arts in Public Communications from the American University in Washington D.C. with a focus on soft power politics in the Middle East
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Bahrain
  • Diploma in International Law, Constitutional Law and Human Rights from the University of Bahrain

  • Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani



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