Nada is a public policy specialist with particular interest in innovation and the digital economy. She has over 8 years of experience in economic planning, public policy and strategy development. Nada works in the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) – a dynamic public agency with the overall responsibility of attracting investments and enhancing the business climate of Bahrain. She works closely with different government agencies and private sector players to implement economic reform initiatives in her home country.
Nada is currently seconded to the World Economic Forum's Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in San Francisco. In partnership with the Forum's network of experts and partners, she will work on co-designing policies and governance frameworks of new technologies. She will also spearhead the implementation of a pilot project in Bahrain in the area of digital trade and data flows.
Nada obtained a Bachelor's of Commerce in Economics and International Trade and a Postgraduate Degree in Economics from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.