Mr. Jamal Fakhro is member of the Advisory Board at Gulf International Forum. He holds advisory board memberships in several non-governmental and non-profit organizations in Bahrain and the region. He has led and managed businesses with a number of major clients such as Batelco, Ooredoo, Tamkeen, Qatar Foundation, Al Jazeera Media Network, National Bank of Bahrain, Gulf International Bank, the Financial and Administrative Audit Bureau, Mumtalakat Holding Company, the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications, and the Government of Bahrain. As a member of the Shura Council for more than two decades, Mr. Fakhro has held positions of responsibility and leadership in various fields, including serving as the First Deputy Chairman of the Bahraini Shura Council, Chairman of the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee, participating in the drafting of the National Action Charter of the Kingdom of Bahrain, engaging in the National Dialogue and the National Committee to follow up on the work of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry. Within his responsibilities in the Shura Council, he has also led several international, regional, and national delegations at parliamentary conferences, such as his role in heading the Bahraini delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union since 2007.