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Chairman’s Biography

H.H. Shaikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa

H.H. Shaikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa

His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, His Majesty’s Representative for Humanitarian Works and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor, and Commander of the Royal Guard, is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Oil and Gas Holding Company (nogaholding).

His Highness is a member of the Supreme Defence Council, and currently serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Higher Committee for Energy and Natural Resources, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Humanitarian Foundation. He is additionally a Board Member of the Economic Development Board, President of the Higher Commission for Financial Coordination and Cooperation, and President of the Supreme Authority of the Royal Fund for Martyrs of Duty. His Highness is also Honorary President of the Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation.

As Chairman of nogaholding, His Highness is leading the industry’s transition towards sustainable energy production within the Kingdom. Under His Highness’ leadership, nogaholding is setting a solid plan in place to maximize value creation while tapping into alternative energy sources to ensure Bahrain’s energy sector remains a critical economic artery and growth enabler. His Highness is aligning nogaholding’s corporate agenda with the company’s goals to meet the Kingdom’s energy requirements, offering a strong advantage for global partnerships and investments, and setting international benchmarking standards within the Industry.

His Highness Shaikh Nasser is also Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, overseeing the development of Bahraini youth and facilitating their involvement with sports. He has received numerous awards in recognition of his contributions and achievements in the fields of military, philanthropy and youth development, and was granted the Honorary Leadership Personality of the Year Award in the donation field by the International Donor Service Centre, and the “Arab Giving Knight” by the Zayed Giving Initiative in the United Arab Emirates.

Honouring a number of diversified interests, His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad is an avid equestrian, triathlete, and poet, with a strong track-record of wins and victories in many championships and international competitions. Some of his more prominent achievements include, Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii (2018), Ironman North American Championship in Texas, US (2019), the Royal Windsor Endurance Horse Race (2015), and Bahrain National Team’s first place win in the Open European Endurance Championship for Teams in Italy (2009). His Highness was also awarded “Best Arab Rider” (2016) by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI).

His Highness graduated with honors from the British Royal Military College, Sandhurst in 2006, and with distinction from the Marine Corps University in Virginia, US in 2011.