Hamad holds a degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham, UK. He started his career as an economic analyst at the Economic Development Board of Bahrain (EDB)- a semi government entity tasked with setting the economic strategy in the country. Whilst with the EDB, Hamad was a political analyst for the core government team that was assigned to work alongside the legal experts of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI), the body tasked by HM the King to investigate and report on events that took place in Bahrain from February 2011. In 2012, he was seconded to the Court of the Crown Prince (CCP). In this role, Hamad was involved in drafting policy papers and political and economic proposals, coordinating the CCP’s work with various government entities and preparing briefings for HRH the Crown Prince. In 2013, Hamad was chosen to be part of the core team of the Office of the First Deputy Prime Minister (OFDPM), the newly-established government office of HRH the Crown Prince and First Deputy Prime Minister. As Director of Research and Strategic Studies, he initiates and oversees projects to improve the delivery of government services. On his appointment as a Director in 2017, Hamad was the youngest Director to be appointed in Bahraini government history. In 2018 he received the National Service Medal of Honor of the First Degree by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa. Hamad is currently the Assistant Undersecretary for Research and Strategic Studies at the Office of the First Deputy Prime Minister. A keen sportsman, Hamad is a member of the Bahrain National Sailing Team.