Nadim Hasbani Bio

Nadim Hasbani

Co-Chair, Tech & Innovation Committee
AmCham Abu Dhabi 
Head of Government Affairs

 Nadim Hasbani has 20 years of experience across Europe, the Middle East and Asia in the areas of public/political communication and Government Affairs in some of the world’s most sophisticated regulatory environments. 

Prior to moving with Microsoft in 2021 where he is heading the Government Affairs and technology regulation for UAE, Nadim worked with Philip Morris International (PMI) in Dubai where he was leading their government relations for GCC countries. He moved in 2014 to Singapore to head PMI’s Corporate Affairs function there for a couple years and to Indonesia in 2016 to head the Regulatory Department of PMI. He was PMI’s Government Affairs Director for South and South East Asia from 2018 to 2020. 

Nadim worked with major US and International Think Thanks such as the International Crisis Group in Brussels and the Carnegie Endowment in Beirut where he was the regional Communications Director for Middle East North Africa. 

He holds a PhD in Geopolitics of the UAE from the Paris University as well as two Masters in Communication and in Political Sciences. Nadim taught in several European universities and is authors of books and dozens of articles about the Middle East, the GCC and the UAE.