Jerad has over twenty five years of tourism and economic development experience in an array of countries and business environments. He has worked in both developed and emerging markets in the areas of destination branding and marketing, economic development and diversification, and workforce development.
Jerad moved to the GCC from Washington DC in 2008. His time in the region includes working for government entities in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, and Bahrain. He is currently leading investment promotion at the Bahrain Economic Development Board in the strategic economic sectors of tourism, real estate, education and healthcare.