Ms. Noor Al-Merekhi

Ms. Noor Al-Merekhi

Director of Programs at Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)

Noor AL-Merekhi is the Director of Programs at Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), she joined QNRF in 2007, and holds Executive Strategic MBA from HEC Paris 2016, and MSc in Human Genetics from Leeds University 2005. She was part of the development and start-up of QNRF’s flagship program NPRP, Exceptional Proposal, BRIO, and many research and capacity building programs, now she leads a team of program managers and officers in the development, facilitation and management of QNRF different funding programs during the pre-award phase, these programs include capacity building programs such as UREP, GSRA, and PDRA, research connection programs such as CWSP, and competitive research funding programs such as NPRP, JSREP, OSRA, PPM…etc. In 2011 she became a member for Qatar National Ethical Compliance Committee in Supreme Council of Health (SCH), and served in the implementation of the national ethical compliance policies as part of QNRF funding programs, she is also a member of the Global Research Council (GRC) and a MENA region representative.