Board of Directors

Board Member

Aref Husseini

Al Nayzak Organization

Aref Husseini is an electrical engineer, physicist, and novelist from Jerusalem, Palestine. He has worked across industrial and educational fields as developer and researcher over the past 17 years. Mr. Husseini has founded Al-Nayzak – an organization for scientific innovation in Palestine. In 2008, he was chosen by Synergos Foundation in the United States among the top 22 Arab social innovators.

Mr. Husseini is also an author who published his first novel Goy Shabbat in April 2012, and his second novel Relative Taboo in 2017.

Mr. Husseini headed the national team for official Technology Curricula Development at the Ministry of Education, and has been appointed by the Prime Minister’s office to be a member at the National Committee for Educational Reform. In 2013, he was selected by the President’s Office in Palestine to be a member of the Higher Council for Innovation and Excellence (HCIE). In early 2018, he was nominated to serve as a member at the Higher Education Council.

In early 2019, Mr. Husseini completed a special programme at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and has been certified in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its implications in future business strategies.