Nazar Al Baharna is an academic, entrepreneur, and former State Foreign Minister. He has considerable expertise in the areas of education, training, energy management, and technology. He has spearheaded reforms in policy and strategy, influencing critical decisions at the highest level and developing mutually beneficial alliances internally and externally. He has been at the forefront of human rights reforms, involving preparing the national government's first-ever human rights report and action plan for presentation to the UN Human Rights Council. His recommendations were adopted as best practices by several developed countries on the council.