Event Location: 
Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre, Kuwait
Event Date: 
10-11 December 2019
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H.E. Dr. Yousef H. Al-Ebraheem

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H.E. Dr. Yousef H. Al-Ebraheem
Economic Advisor, Al-Diwan Al-Amiri
Speaker 2019

Biography

Yousef H. Al-Ebraheem is a Kuwaiti national who has a distinguished career in academia and public service. Al Ebraheem held several ministerial posts. He has served as Minister of Finance, Minister of Planning and Minister of State for Administrative Development Affairs. Prior to that he was the minister of education and higher education.

Al Ebraheem has served as the Dean of school of business at Kuwait University, prior to that he held the post of Cultural Counselor/Director at the Cultural Division of the Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Washington, DC.

He is a board member of Investcorp. He was the chairman and member of the board of directors of the Gulf Investment Corporation. In addition, he has served as vice chairman of Al Mal Investment Company.

Al Ebraheem is a member of the board of Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS). He is also a member of the board of trustees, the executive committee and the chairman of the audit committee of the Arab Open University and member of the board of trustees at the Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS). As well as a member of the board of advisers of Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University USA.  Al Ebraheem was a member of the board of several nongovernmental organizations such as American Kuwaiti Alliance and INJAZ - Kuwait in association with the International Junior Achievement Worldwide.

Currently, Al Ebraheem serves as the economic advisor at the Amiri Diwan in the capacity of a minister.