Shaikh Mohamed Al Khalifa

Chief Digital Growth Officer

Shaikh Mohamed joined Batelco in January 2020 as the Company’s first Chief Digital Growth Officer with a remit to invest in and manage a portfolio of companies towards growing Batelco’s technology footprint across the MENA region, as well as to support in the development of Batelco’s digital journey.

Before joining Batelco, Shaikh Mohamed was Head of Strategic Projects, and of ICT Business Development at the Bahrain Economic Development Board where notable focus areas of his role revolved around public and private sector cloud adoption, Blockchain, startups and enhancing infrastructure development across the GCC.

Shaikh Mohamed holds a Bachelor’s degree in Politics from the American University, Washington DC and an MSC in Middle East Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, UK. He is also a Board member of the Bahrain Internet Exchange and an ambassador of the GBBC (Global Blockchain Business Council).