Advisory Board


Qatar Foundation-Appointed Members

H.E. Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani (co-chair)
Chairperson, Qatar Museums Board of Trustees
Chairperson, Reach Out To Asia

H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani
Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sheikha Sumaya Mubarak Al Thani 
Director of Partnerships, Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Georgetown University-Appointed Members

           Dr. Robert Groves (co-chair)
           Provost, Georgetown University

Dr. Joel Hellman
​Dean, Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service

Dr. Irfan Nooruddin
Faculty Chair, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University


Jointly-Appointed Members

Dr. Saleh Abdulrahman Al-Mani
Senior Advisor
Saudi Ministry of Higher Education

Dr. Ahmad Dallal
Former Provost
American University of Beirut

Sir Tim Lankester, K.C.B.
Council of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Ex-Officio Members

Dr. Ahmad Hasnah 
President, Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Dr. James Reardon-Anderson 
Dean, Georgetown University in Qatar


Ms. Rita Roche
Acting Executive Assistant to the Dean
Georgetown University in Qatar