Najah Al Rashdi


Bio: Najah Al Rashdi, Director General of Innovation Center - Oman at Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

Najah has more than 22 years of work experience. She is the Director General of the Innovation Center, prior to that she was the Assistant Secretary General at The Research Council (TRC) for Admin and Finance. ..Recognized for her persistence in achieving goals and for simply being down to earth in work and life. With her outstanding Management, Communication and Negotiating skills, Najah has proven record in different fields of expertise including Projects Mngt., Operations, Finance, budgeting, HR, stakeholder Engagement. She is a member of the Oman Business Forum (OBF) and several other committees. She is also a board member of Al Izz Islamic Bank and the chairperson of its Audit committee.

Previously Najah worked at the Diwan of Royal Court (DRC) between. She worked in various departments and held many senior positions. She was involved in many infrastructure and developmental projects in Oman working closely with Muscat Municipality, and Royal Estates.

Najah was also part of many human resource related activities inside and outside of her work places. She has conducted several soft skills training and workshops on different areas of work ethics, transformation, innovative work practices, positivity ..etc.
Najah earned a Bachelor's degree with honors from Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland, and an MBA from Lincoln University, UK in 2003, She is a PMP certified ,, and has graduated from the Leadership Program at Oxford business School.