Dr. Maliha Hashmi is the Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships for NEOM Project at the Public Investment Fund. Dr. Maliha Hashmi also serves as the Sector Head for Healthcare at NEOM. Dr. Maliha Hashmi 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 startups legally and strategically to develop, grow and become sustainable globally. Dr. Hashmi played a lead role for the United Nation’s 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. 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 Masters degree in History of Medicine & Ethics from Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. 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.