Dr. Maliha Hasmi
Dr. Maliha HasmiExecutive Director & Deputy Sector Head - Health & Wellbeing & Biotech and Deputy Chair, NEOM Covid-19 Task Force
NEOM, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Maliha Hashmi is the Executive Director & Deputy Sector Head for the Health, Wellbeing and Biotech at NEOM. Dr. Hashmi is also the Deputy Chair at NEOM Covid-19 Task Force. Dr. Maliha Hashmi also served as the Executive Director for Strategic Partnerships at NEOM. She has also served as an Executive Director, Senior Legal Advisor, Director for Research Programs, Partnerships & Legal, and Legal Consultant for various sectors and globally renowned non-profits organizations, companies, foundations, think tanks, firms, startups, hospitals, research centers, and universities including but not limited to the Massachusetts General Hospital, Emaar the Economic City, Red Sea Foundation, KFCRIS at the King Faisal Foundation, DLA Piper, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Law School, Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and the United Nations. She has assisted healthcare and technology startups legally and strategically to develop, grow and become sustainable globally.

Dr. Hashmi played a lead role for the United Nation’s Wellbeing efforts for the World Food Program’s Freerice initiative in collaboration with the Harvard Law School’s Berkman Klein Center of Internet & Society. She is an expert in Strategy, Strategic Planning, Healthcare, Food and Drug Law and Education. In a Senior Advisory role, Dr. Hashmi has advised on multiple International Telemedicine initiatives. Dr. Hashmi has globally engaged in strategic partnerships in four continents with eminent scholars and world leaders. Dr. Hashmi is also a CEO of an Educational Consultancy Firm in Bahrain.

Dr. Hashmi received her Doctor of Law & Jurisprudence Degree from Harvard Law School, and her master’s degree in history of Medicine & Ethics from Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Her concentration has been on Healthcare systems, Healthcare law, Public Health Law, Healthcare regulations, and Innovative Health Solutions. Furthermore, she also has a master’s degree in Systems Design Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Engineering and MIT Sloan School of Management. She has authored various publications in the research, academic and corporate sector. She was listed as one of the Top Twenty College Women in the Nation in United States of America making it into the Who’s Who in America List.