Noura Al Sayeh

Head of Architectural Affairs, Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities

Noura Al-Sayeh is the head of architectural affairs for the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, where she is responsible for planning and implementing cultural institutions and managing exhibitions and academic exchange initiatives. Al-Sayeh has worked as an architect in major cities across the globe, including Amsterdam, Jerusalem, and New York. She was appointed co-curator at Bahrain’s first exhibition at the Venice Architectural Biennale in 2010, which was awarded the Gold Lion. She also oversaw the Bahrain Pavilion at the Expo Milan 2015 as deputy general commissioner.