Dr. Ahmad M. Hasnah

President of Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Since joining Qatar Foundation in 2002, Dr. Ahmad M. Hasnah’s roles have included Director of Academic Affairs, Associate Vice President for Higher Education, as well as Executive Vice-President and Provost of Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU). He holds a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and graduated from Qatar University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Physics. He was actively involved in, and a key member of, the negotiations that led to the development of QF partner universities. He also took part in the creation and shaping of important QF initiatives such as the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE). In his role as President of HBKU, Dr. Hasnah utilizes his extensive experience in overseeing the continued evolution and development of HBKU as a research university alongside its various partners.