Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Ali Alhakami is the founder and president of Inma Education (an educational company that provides educational services that include, consulting, program and content development, professional development, assessment, e-learning etc. )ز
Dr. Ali is the former CEO of Tatweer Company for Educational Services (T4EDU) and the former GM of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Public Education Development Project (Tatweer), the flagship education development initiative that King Abdullah launched in 2008.
Dr. Ali has extensive academic, management and technical expertise in both the public and the private sector. In his former position, Dr. Ali has led the development of the new K-12 strategy that is driving the investments in the sector, and led the implementation of major national educational reform programs including the National School Development Program, Community Schools and School Sport Development Programs, Tatweer Virtual School and Professional Development Academy, and School Leadership program.
Before joining Tatweer, he worked as the GM for a Obeikan Research and Development, where he led the development of the Math and Science curriculum and teacher training in Saudi Arabia and in some GCC education ministries.
From 1999-2005, Dr. Alhakami worked at the Saudi Ministry of Education as the GM for Assessment and Evaluation and as Assistant Deputy Minister for Educational Development. During his work in the Ministry, he established the General Directorate of Measurement and Evaluation and executed several projects related to assessment, educational reform and development. He also led the Saudi participation of in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS 2003) and was the study National Research coordinator.
From 1991-1999, Dr. Ali worked as an assistant and associate professor at the Psychology Department, Imam University; and served as the vice dean of the College of Social Sciences there.
Dr. Ali has collaborated on educational project with several regional and International organizations. He worked with the Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf Countries as the program leader for developing k-12 educational standards and testing as well as developing teachers’ competencies and assessment. He worked with UNESCO as the report writer for the Arab 2000 Education for All indicators. He also worked with UNICEF on planning and management for the Quality Education Workshops.