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03 September 2019 H.E Shaikh Mohammad Al Khalifa, Appointed as the New Director of BACA’s Heritage Directorate
H.E Shaikh Mohammad Al Khalifa, Appointed as the New Director of BACA’s Heritage Directorate


His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, issued Edict 24/2019, appointing Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Mohammed Al Khalifa as Director of National Heritage at the Bahrain Authority for Culture & Antiquities (BACA).

H.E Shaikh Mohammad bin Khalifa bin Mohammad Al Khalifa received a B.A in  Information Systems  from Drexel University in Philadelphia, College of Computing & Informatics, in 2001. In 2005, he was awarded an M.A in Business Management Marketing from NYIT University, USA.

Between 2001-2005, H.E Shaikh Mohammad bin Khalifa bin Mohammad Al Khalifa was appointed as Bid Manager at Batelco, managing all aspects of the bidding process and all customer requirements whether available in-house or needed to be sourced externally. His professional spans over 20 years of challenging and successful executive experience across a broad range of managerial, marketing and technical skills, with particular emphasis on project management developing & implementing strategies, sustainable business development & leadership capabilities.

Afterwards (2006-2008), Shaikh Mohammad moved to  Bahrain Economic Development Board as Senior Business Development Officer, where he played  key role and was  Instrumental in setting up the Bahrain Financial Services Development unit. H.E Targeted and assisted international companies to set up in Bahrain. Developed a client-base of over 800 contacts, representing Bahrain in international events and conferences.

In the years between 2010-2014, he was appointed as Chief Commercial Affairs  at Ports & Maritime Affairs,  at the  Ministry of Transportation and  Head of Planning at Bahrain Logistics Zone, developing strategies to identify new markets and attract new leads, undertake negotiations, and finalizes deals with prospective tenants of the Bahrain Logistics Zone (BLZ). In addition, he set the planning requirements for the BLZ’s current and future growth and expansion, developing annual business plans identifying key activities and priorities, and creating defined reports and proposing financially viable projects to generate income and growth for the BLZ.

Since 2014, H.E Shaikh Mohammad was the Manager – Procurement at Bahrain International Circuit, remodeling the work ethics to suit the best international management practices and policies, as well as enhancing Bahrain International Circuit’ relations with major local and international partners and importers. 



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