H.E. Mr. Zayed R. Bin Alzayani
Mr. Zayed R. Alzayani was appointed Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism in December 2014. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Alzayani led his family business as the Chairman of Alzayani Investments, Euro Motors, Zayani Motors, Zayani Leasing, Zayani Properties, Alzayani Industries and Orient Motors. In addition, he also served as the Managing Director of First Motors and Chairman of the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) until 2016. Mr. Alzayani graduated from Boston University, where he received his MBA in Finance and was a former Board Member of Boston University International Advisory Board.
Mr. Alzayani currently serves as the Chairman of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority and was recently appointed Chairman of Gulf Air Board in April 2017.
His Excellency sits on the board of Economic Development Board (EDB), Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, Gulf Aviation Academy, Bahrain Airport Company, Business Family Network, and Minister-in-charge of Bahrain Bourse from 2016. He is also a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).