Mona S. Kadhem Alalawi

Mona S. Kadhem Alalawi
Director of Standardization And Metrology
Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism

Mona Alalawi began her career as the Quality Control department in Savola, an edible oil factory in Bahrain, and then moved as Assistant Quality Manager in Sika Gulf, which produces industrial materials serving construction. After spending more than a decade working in private sector and mastering the quality infrastructure elements, she joined the public sector to work in Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Tourism in Standards & Metrology Directorate. Currently Mona is working as Standards & Metrology Director, and she is highly involved at national and GCC level in setting products technical regulations, a crucial element for ensuring safety, efficiency and environment protection, and reducing technical barriers to trade.

In addition to her extensive safety and quality experience, Mona has given much of her time and talent into volunteer work for the environment, and currently she is the President of Bahrain Women Association for Human Development