Aida's career has been focused on the development of Bahrain's economy. She has more than 10 years of experience in business consultancy, research, internationalization and business development.
Aida assists in mapping out the course of action for Tamkeen’s activities. She currently manages Export Bahrain's Planning and Market Intelligence function, focusing on gathering market information, undertaking various economic studies, identifying viable concepts and activities, conducting feasibility and impact analysis, suggesting implementation approaches and developing the required local and international partnerships and linkages to introduce innovative solutions and services. This includes developing, updating and refining Tamkeen’s organizational and market penetration / cluster strategies in support of Tamkeen’s objectives and mandates.
Previously, Aida was a Manager for the Research & Venture Advisory Department at Vanguard W.L.L., where she worked closely with clients from different fields such as health care, aviation, food & beverage, automotive, marine, and more. In this position, she contributed to the development or establishment of businesses in the Kingdom of Bahrain, the GCC and even globally.
Aida holds a Masters from the University of Bangor, Wales (United Kingdom), where she also completed her Bachelors of Arts (BA) in Banking and Finance. She has also successfully completed the executive 'Executing Strategy for Results' programme with the London Business School.