Her Highness Sheikha Dheya Bint Ebrahim Al Khalifa, is a member of the Bahraini Royal Family, and one of the prominent entrepreneurs who have built a reputed conglomerate with over 22 companies and joint-ventures in diverse verticals such as: oil & gas, real estate, corporate finance, food & agriculture, new technologies and artificial intelligence. The group expansion since inception in 2001 involved entry to new markets which were previously mostly not explored by companies from the Gulf cooperation Council, and through the interaction between the private companies, this led to stronger bi-lateral. ties between the countries involved. Her highness has more than 20 years' experience, cemented with expertise gathered as a result from being founder of companies, as an Investor, and from her participation in numerous boards, committees in many private, public and governmental corporations. Her Highness is a frequent participant in many of the world-renowned conferences and summits and was a keynote speaker numerous occasion HH efforts were recognized by different bodies and publications, including Forbes magazine, which listed her among the top 100 most influential women in the Middle East, and is a recipient of honorary PhD in international relations from Geneva School of Diplomacy, Switzerland. In addition to her business activities, Her Highness supports a number of charitable foundations and continues to promote cultural dialogue and better understanding among nations.