H.E Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Duaij Al Khalifa is the Secretary-General of the Higher Education Council (HEC), Deputy of the Board of Trustees of the Higher Education Council and a Member of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) in the kingdom of Bahrain.
Between the years 2007 to 2021 H.E held various leadership positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs including being the first Bahraini women positioned as Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
H.E was honored with the Medal of Competence, First Class, from His Majesty the King of the kingdom of Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, in addition she earned Prince Salman bin Hamad Medal for Medical Merit from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Country, in addition H.E earned The Arab Woman Award for Social Responsibility in the Era of Transformation, Development Inclusiveness and Digital Diplomacy by the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States
H.E has participated in many events within the framework of the United Nations and other international organizations and agencies such as the Asian Cooperation Dialogue Forum, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the League of Arab States and the Gulf Cooperation Council.
H.E Dr. shaikha Rana earned her PhD in International Law from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom.