Unlocking business and human potential...
Suhail is an award-winning serial entrepreneur, consultant, startup investor/mentor, innovation authority, TEDx speaker, and activist. Suhail’s personal mission is to make Bahrain and the world a happier place by helping people unleash their potential. He takes particular pleasure in empowering the youth through the magic of entrepreneurship. Suhail is the founder of Falak Innovation, a values-based, purpose-driven strategy and innovation consultancy. Falak’s purpose is to build stronger economies and happier societies by unlocking business and human potential.
Suhail is chairman of Tenmou, Bahrain’s first Business Angels Company, investing in scalable, technology-focused Bahrain-based companies with a minimum viable product and early signs of traction across different sectors. He is also chairman of Ryalize, a financial wellness FinTech operating out of Singapore and the GCC.
Suhail is a dedicated student of reconciliation and peace-building and is passionate about promoting civil dialogue in Bahrain. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Bahrain Foundation for Dialogue (BFD). The BFD was launched on the 10th of May 2012, with the blessing of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister.
The BFD aims to promote civil dialogue, community coherence, and civil harmony, through a series of programs and events that highlight the importance of constructive cooperation and positive coexistence, and facilitate the exchange of ideas throughout society. Since its inception the BFD has conducted dozens of events with thousands of people of all ages attending.
Among other awards, Suhail is the winner of the 2015 eEntrepreneur Award, granted by the Bahrain eGovernment Authority. He has two business degrees and has attended numerous executive education courses including ones in Harvard Kennedy School and MIT. He’s also been a member of Entrepreneur Organisation (EO) since 2006 and has served in various positions within EO. He is also an athlete and Obstacle Course Race (OCR) enthusiast and former Global Brand Ambassador for Spartan Race.
Suhail has been featured in various national and international TV shows (including the investment show Beban), podcasts, publications and websites including The Financial Times, Economist, Zenith Magazine, The National and others. He’s also been featured on television and radio programmes including MBC, Bahrain TV, Bahrain Radio, BBC Radio Five Live, BBC World Have Your Say, Deutche Welle Radio (Arabic), World Talk Radio, Al-Jazeera International and Jee Van TV.