Nancy Jamal

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Nancy Jamal appointed as the Official Coalition Representative of the Global Coalition in November 2018

Nancy Jamal is seconded to the FCO Coalition Communications Cell. She was previously Head of Regional and International Media at Bahrain's Ministry of Information.

A biographical notes states:

Nancy Jamal was appointed as the Official Coalition Representative ‘OCR’ in November 2018. Her mandate focuses on the coalition’s non-military lines of effort & the wider work of all 79 partners. The “OCR” promotes the Coalition’s stabilisation efforts in areas liberated from Daesh & works with governments, agencies, civil society, military & academics to ensure a high level of engagement across all coalition activities is maintained. Ms Jamal previously headed the advisory board responsible to the Counter Daesh Global Coalition Communications Cell, where she lead on building regional partnerships & played a vital role in coalition messaging. She holds the diplomatic rank of Minister Plenipotentiary at the Kingdom of Bahrain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs & was previously Director of Information, Studies & Research, mandated to implement a comprehensive communications strategy in line with the Kingdom of Bahrain's Foreign Policy. Prior to that she held the position of Director of External Relations & Global Outreach at the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International & Energy Studies ‘DERASAT’. Ms Jamal has held the position of Chief of Foreign Media where she played an essential role in setting & executing an outward communications strategy. Simultaneously, Ms Jamal held a position within the structure of UN Habitat’s Khalifa bin Salman Award for Urban Development & was a member of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons. A Fulbright Scholar, Ms Jamal earned a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Bahrain & obtained an MA in Public Communication from the American University, Washington D.C. She holds a Diploma in International Law, Constitutional Law & Human Rights from the University of Bahrain & has completed an Executive Leadership Programme at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She is a keen advocate against Domestic Violence & supports the understanding of Dementia, Alzheimers & mental illnesses.[1]




  1. World Goverment Summit Speakers: Nancy Jamal. Retrieved from the Internet Archive of 4 April 2020 on 4 April 2020.