Hayfa Matar

Hayfa Matar

Deputy Permanent Representative
Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Nations

Hayfa Matar commenced her post as Deputy Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Nations in September 2015. Before taking up this role, she served for three years as Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Kingdom. Her previous positions include: Advisor to the Foreign Minister and Counsellor to the President of the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Economics from the University of Virginia and a Master of Science in Politics of the World Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.