Biography and Qualifications Summary

Dr. Tariq Hammouri is the Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply. Alongside his position as Minister he also holds the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors of many institutions including Jordan Civil Service Consumer Corporation, Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization (JISMO) and the Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO).

Born in Amman, Jordan, Dr. Tariq Hammouri holds a Ph.D. in Commercial Law from the University of Bristol, LL.M in Commercial Law from the University of Edinburgh, and is a graduate from the University of Jordan.

H.E. Minister Hammouri has a diverse career in the legal industry, both in the private sector and academia.  He was the youngest Dean of Law School in the University of Jordan in 2012, he was an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Jordan.

Additionally, Dr. Tariq served as a legal advisor to the Government of Jordan and took a key role in reforming Jordanian legislations, such as: the Companies Law and the Jordanian Investment Law, in addition to practicing law and representing private sector companies and providing legal advice to them, which made him exposed to the needs and challenges that face investors.

He also served as a board member of many leading institutions and public and private sector companies including King Abdullah Fund, The Social Security Investment Fund, the Judicial Training Institute, The Islamic International Arab Bank, Jordan Ahli Bank, Electricity Distribution Company, Samra Electricity, The National Company for Touristic Development, Kingdom Electricity for Energy Investments Company, the Rakaez for Investment- a Public Shareholding Listed Company, the Fatihoon Arab for Manufacturing- a Public Shareholding Listed Company as well as a Board of Trustees Member at  Jadara University.

Dr. Tariq’s main practices include, but are not limited to: Banking, Financial Markets, Finance, Contracts, Privatization, Aviation, Insurance, Commercial Advisory, Commercial Law, Companies & Bankruptcy Law, International Trade, Commercial Papers & Banking Transactions, Securities and Financial Markets, Commercial Arbitration, Sale & Supply of Goods, Industrial & Commercial Property Law, E-Commerce Law, Intellectual Property, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Legal Aspects of International Commercial Transactions.

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