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 relations between the Arab World and China. He is a 2020/21 AsiaGlobal Fellow of the Asia Global Institute at The University of Hong Kong. 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 three 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.