Abdulla Bin Ali Al-Thani
President, Hamad bin Khalifa University; Vice-President, Education
MSc, Colorado State Univ.; PhD, Univ. of Southampton. 1993-2006, Faculty Member, Qatar Univ.; 2004-05, with RAND-Qatar Policy Institute. Since 2005, Vice-President, Education and since 2011, President, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation. Since 2009, Chairman, World Innovation Summit for Education. 2010, Co-Organizer, Ministerial Colloquium on Quality of Education in Arab World, with ALECSO and World Bank. Member of the Board: UNESCO UIL; World Digital Library, Library of Congress; Qatar University; Supreme Education Council, Qatar; Nakilat, a Qatari natural gas shipping company; Palestine Happy Child Center. Founder, Al Markhiya Gallery promoting Arab artists, Doha.