Prof. Mukhtar is a Bahraini national, who has four degrees: undergraduate, two master’s degrees and a PhD from the well-reputed University of Utah and Indiana State University, USA. During the last 25 years, he has served as an academic, advisor, director and executive member for a number of government and non-government organisations. He is currently working as an academic professor at Ahlia University, Bahrain. Professor Al-Hashmi’s experiences are rich and a blend of academic, managerial and administrative activities at both government and private organisations. He gained much recognition for the development of a comprehensive medical information system “Al-Care System”.