Ebrahim Hashem

Ebrahim Hashem

2020/21 AsiaGlobal Fellow, Asia Global Institute, The University of Hong Kong

Ebrahim Hashem is a strategist, consultant and scholar interested in the global economy, the world order, and Arab-China relations. He is a 2020/21 AsiaGlobal Fellow of the Asia Global Institute at The University of Hong Kong and non-resident senior fellow at Center for China and Globalization in Beijing. He has been watching China’s rise since 2011, when he did a strategic project related to China’s 12th Five-Year-Plan for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). He was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, and University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy in 2017-18. He has worked as a public policy and strategy adviser to the chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office and headed the long-term strategy division of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). He advises various organizations on long-term strategies and Arab-China relations. He holds master’s degrees in three different fields: engineering science, business administration and public administration.

Articles by Ebrahim Hashem


China and the Gulf Nations in a Changing World: The Opportunities and Challenges of Deeper Engagement

Thursday, July 22, 2021

While ties between China and the Gulf states have a strong foundation and great potential, the road ahead is not without challenges.


Why Biden Returned from Saudi Arabia Empty-Handed

Thursday, August 18, 2022

The Jeddah summit exposed the diminished influence of the US in the Middle East and how oblivious Washington apparently is to the changes playing out in the Arab world.