Dr. Abdelali Haoudi

Head R&D Strategy and Business Development; Managing Director, Medical Biotechnology Park

King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)

Dr. Haoudi is currently leading the Strategy and Business Development and is also Managing Director of the Biotechnology Park at King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, at the Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, and is also Distinguished Scholar at Harvard University/Boston Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Haoudi has held several senior positions in Research and Development and Innovation, including Founding Vice President for Research, Executive Director for Biomedical Research Institute and Chairman at National Research Fund at Qatar Foundation.

Dr. Haoudi served also as Research Professor of cancer and infectious diseases at the University of Virginia and Eastern Virginia Medical School and a fellow of the US National Institutes of Health. He has also held several other positions in elite research and education institutions including Visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School (USA) and a fellow at Institut Pasteur (France).

Dr. Haoudi was elected as a member of Hassan II Academy for Science and Technology in 2006 and graduated from University Paris XI and Paris VI, France in 1996 with a doctoral degree in cellular and molecular genetics and received executive education from Harvard Business School in Corporate Management and Strategy and received multiple awards including Fogarty International Award and has published numerous peer reviewed international research publications and served as Founder and Editor-In-Chief for the Journal Biomed Research International and is a member of the international advisory board for the Lancet Oncology and member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the MASciR Foundation for Science, Research and Innovation.