Ebrahim Hashem

Ebrahim Hashem

2022 AsiaGlobal Fellow, Asia Global Institute, The University of Hong Kong

Ebrahim Hashem is a China-based strategist, consultant and scholar interested in the global economy, the world order, and Arab-China relations. He was a 2022 AsiaGlobal Fellow at the Asia Global Institute of The University of Hong Kong. He has been watching China’s rise since 2011 when he managed a strategic project related to China’s 12th Five-Year-Plan for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).  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 the 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 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.


The Changing Regional and Global Order – and the Implications for Arabs and the World

Thursday, April 6, 2023

The US-led post-World War II international order has ended, and the new multipolar global system is prompting major realignments in the Arab world