Kimberly Mathern | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
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Kimberly Mathern

Kimberly Mathern

Executive Secretary of Scientific Advisory Committee
Qatar Biomedical Research Institute


Kimberly is a dedicated management professional with more than 25 years of international business experience across several sectors including finance, investment, education, research and foundation. She has worked for large international entities including Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, the New York Federal Reserve Bank, Qatar Foundation, and Weber Shandwick. She is a specialist in strategic communication with expertise in external and internal corporate communication, media relations, events management as well as strategic and business planning and financial reporting.

Currently based in France, Kimberly is a PR and communication specialist working with global investment management firms, financial institutions, exchanges, and insurance companies. She moved to France from Dubai where she was with Weber Shandwick’s financial services practice. Before joining Weber Shandwick, Kimberly worked as Communication Director and Strategic Planning and Performance Manager with Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a member of Qatar Foundation, where she developed and implemented a comprehensive integrated communication and marketing strategy and developed business plans for the institute’s long-term strategy.

Prior to QCRI, Kimberly was Vice President at BLJ Worldwide in Doha, Qatar where she was the lead specialist responsible for developing PR and communication strategies for several major clients in Qatar, including Qatar Foundation. Kimberly’s career started in the global financial services industry. Based in both New York and Hong Kong, she held senior management positions in Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, where she was Operations and Business Officer and Client Relationship Manager for the investment research and equity divisions. Kimberly graduated from Wittenberg University in Ohio with a degree in Business Administration and a focus on operations management and economics. She is bilingual in English and French.