MP & Iraq Former National Security Advisor
Federal Parliament of Iraq
Dr Mowaffak al Rubaie is a neurologist by profession from Britain. He founded and operated several entrepreneurial commercial firms in Britain until 2003 when he became a member of the Governing Council. He served three administrations as NSA (2004-2009) until he became a Member of Parliament (2009-2018). He authored five books & hundreds of articles covering human rights, reconciliation, Federalism, a modern understanding of Islam; and respect for moderation, and rejection of extremism and terrorism. Dr Rubaie was awarded (2009) the Peace Prize of the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East in recognition of his efforts for respect for human rights and reconciliation in Iraq. He was awarded the Dr. Jean Mayer Award (2012) at The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University Boston, MA. He was EPIIC INSPIRE Fellow at Tufts University Global Leadership 2012 & Senior Statesman in Residence at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts and an INSPIRE Fellow at the Institute for Global Leadership Tufts University (2014). Senior Advisor to the University of California The Berkeley Program on Entrepreneurship and Development in the Middle East. Senior Advisor at the Middle East Strategy Task Force at the Atlantic Council.