Bassem Sa’ad is the Chief Executive Officer at Queen Rania Foundation. His recent transition follows a 4-year tenure as Deputy CEO and Chief Business Officer at Edraak, the leading platform for massive open online courses in the Arab world. He was responsible for ensuring that Edraak's efforts to educate almost two million learners across the region are sustainable and effective. As well as, leading the operations and strategy execution of Edraak’s support.
With over a decade of experience under his belt, Bassem has worked in both the private and public sectors. Bassem’s previous roles were centered on economic growth, namely working on SME growth, export development, and free trade agreements. He also oversaw the management of European Relations and cross-country collaboration agreements at Jordan's Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation.
Bassem holds a B.A. in Management from Al-Ahliyya University, and an International Diploma in Business from the University of Cambridge/TAG Business Academy. He had also received a Certificate of Readiness (HBX CORe) from the Harvard Business School and is also certified from the GeorgetownX Institute of Georgetown University on “Instructional Design and Blended Learning”.