PhD Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) (CALIFORNIA INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS UNIVERSITY (CIBU), San Diego, California, USA. (June 2014))
MA Politics and International Relations (University of Kurdistan-Hewler.(September 2016), Erbil,Kurdistan/Iraq)
MA Business Administration in the Net Economy. (UNIVERSITY OF PICARDIE JULES VERNE Amiens, France (UPJV). (June 2009), Erbil, Kurdistan/Iraq)
BA Translation and Linguistics (UNIVERSITY OF SALAHADDIN, College of Language. (June 2007), Erbil, Kurdistan/Iraq)
Hemin Hussein Mirkhan
Director of Centre for Regional and International Studies (CRIS)
Dr. Hemin Mirkhan, born in 1983, in Iran as a
member of a refugee Kurdish family. He
was raised in a family that was part of Kurdistan Revolutionary movement. His
Father, Mr. Hesso Mirkhan, was the key figure of Mustafa Barzani’s Kurdish revolutionary
movement from the beginning of 1960’s to the mid 1970’s. Educated in Iran,
Kurdistan/Iraq, and the US, Dr. Mirkhan has been touched and enriched with
knowledge of globalization, diplomacy .His main focus is to promote the KRG and
university of Kurdistan-Hawler.
Dr. Mirkhan, the Director of the University
of Kurdistan Hewler’s Centre for Regional and International Studies, has
focused on promoting and strengthening the connection of the University with the
international research community since 2016. His center works towards
identifying and supporting research topics that are of relevance to the
Kurdistan Regional Government’s national development. To date, the CRIS center
has organized three international academic conferences with an additional one
in development for September 2017. The conferences have led to partnership opportunities
with institutions, organizations and investors with the University, which
parallels to Dr. Mirkhan’s objectives and goals for the University and the
Dr. Mirkhan’s career experience over the
recent years has followed a common goal - to help support and develop the
Kurdistan Region. Along with his current position as director of UKH’s CRIS,
Dr. Mirkhan’s height of career draws on experiences within Kurdistan Regional
Government, KRG, from administrative management to advisory roles. He was the
deputy general director at the KRG Council of Minister, member of advisory
committee at the KRG Prime Minister’s Office, Director of International
Organizations and the Department of Foreign Relations at KRG. He cooperated and coordinated with
relevant institutions, international organizations and authorities at the
Kurdistan Region level.
Dr. Mirkhan’s academic experience had been
tailored around gaining business management knowledge, bilateral relations
between government and organizations, and insight into international politics.
He holds a PhD in Business Administration from California International
Business University (2014), Masters in Politics and International Relations
from the University of Kurdistan Hewler (2016), Masters in Business
Administration in the Net Economy from the University of Picardie Jules Verne
(2009) and BA in Translation and Linguistics from the University of Salahaddin.
His overall specific interest is in developing partnerships for the advancement
of Kurdistan Regional Government.
For more information about Dr. Mirkhan and
his experiences, please visit UKH CRIS.
KURDISTAN REGIONAL GOVERNMENT, Council of Minister. Erbil, Iraq (2003-2016)
Administrative Officer- Deputy General Director- of the Council of Minister.
Director of International Organizations and UNAMI desk, Department of Foreign Relations, Kurdistan Regional Government.
Member of advisory committee of the Prime Minister’s Office.
Coordinating with United Nations Agencies and international organizations in the Kurdistan Region whose nature of work requires such coordination with the Department of Foreign Relations.
Cooperating and coordinating with relevant institutions and authorities at the Kurdistan Region level, and functioning as a focal point with the objective of cementing institutionalization.
Cooperating and coordinating with international companies and foreign investors in order to stimulate economic activity and enhance investment in the Region.
Monitoring and forecasting the visits of foreign delegations to the Kurdistan Region by providing assistance with accommodation and agendas, and coordinating with relevant KRG authorities and also with the Federal Government of Iraq.
Diagnosing the organizational culture of the Kurdistan Regional Government in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctoral of Business Administration (DBA) of California International Business University.
Chief administrative and financial consultant for several companies providing an analysis of the existing practices of a company and make recommendations for improvements.