H.E. Mr. Zayed R. Alzayani is the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism since December 2014. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Alzayani led his family business as the Chairman of Alzayani Investments, Euro Motors, Zayani Motors, Zayani leasing, Zayani Properties, Alzayani Industries, Orient Motors and as a Managing Director of First Motors and Chairman of the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) until 2016.
Mr. Alzayani currently chairs Bahrain’s Tourism and Exhibitions Authority Board of Directors. Recently, he was appointed Chairman of Gulf Air Board since April 2017.
His Excellency is currently a Board Member of Economic Development Board (EDB), Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, Gulf Aviation Academy, Bahrain Airport Company, Business Family Network, and Minister in-charge of Bahrain Bourse since 2016. He is also member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).
Mr. Alzayani graduated from Boston University, where he received MBA in Finance and was a former board member of Boston University International Advisory Board.