Chairman and Interim Chief Executive, Tamkeen

Shaikh Mohammed Bin Essa Al Khalifa

H.E Shaikh Mohammed Bin Essa Al Khalifa has been an Interim Chief Executive of Tamkeen since October 10, 2013. H.E Shaikh Mohammed Bin Essa Al Khalifa is the Political and Economic Advisor to HRH Crown Prince’s Court since 2012. He served as the Chief Executive at Economic Development Board since 2005 till 2012 and was responsible for ensuring the continued growth and stimulation of the Bahraini economy. H.E Bin Essa Al Khalifa serves as Minister of works. He is responsible for ensuring the continued growth and stimulation of the Bahrain economy. He served for 10 years as a close and trusted aide to HRH Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince of Bahrain. He is also deeply involved in the wider economic development of the region, notably through the World Economic Forum’s Davos and regional fora. He serves as the Chairman of Tamkeen. He serves as the Chairman of The Young Arab Leaders’ Bahrain chapter, Bahrain Polytechnic, Capital Club, Bahrain. He serves as a Director of Gulf Air Company G.S.C. and Bahrain Labour Market Regulatory Authority, The Crown Prince’s International Scholarship Programme, McLaren Automotive Limited and McLaren Technology Group Limited. He serves as a Member of Board of Directors of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company. He served as a Director of Bahrain Association of Banks and Bahrain Development Bank. H.E Bin Essa Al Khalifa holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Studies from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Economic Theory from the American University.