In 2011, H.E. Eng. Basim Bin Yacob AlHamer was appointed Minister of Housing, Chairman of Bahrain Tender Board and Chairman of Iskan bank. He holds overall responsibility of Bahrain's Housing infrastructure covering policy, regulation and the development and delivery of current and future Kingdom's Housing needs.
He has previously been a member of the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA), and was Deputy Chairman of the Secretariat General for King Fahad Causeway Authority.
Eng. AlHamer holds a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, San Diego and a Master's degree in Construction Management from University of Colorado, Boulder.
H.E. Eng. Basim Bin Yacob AlHamer
Minister of Housing and Chairman of Bahrain Tender Board and Iskan Bank