Al-Mahrooqi, Shaima

Government Fellow

  • Shaima Al-Mahrooqi
    C0-04: Campus de Couros, Rua de Vila Flor 166, 4810-445 Guimarães, Portugal

    Research Interests

    • Smart City Reference Model


    • MA. Business Administration, Modern College of Business and Science, Oman (2018)
    • BA. Electronic Administration, Higher College of Technology, Oman ( 2011)


    • Government Fellow, UNU-EGOV, Portugal (2019)
    • Senior Program Management Specialist, Information Technology Authority (ITA), Oman

    Biographical Statement

    Shaima is currently a Government Fellow at UNU-EGOV. She is also associated with the Information Technology Authority (ITA) of Oman as a Senior Program Management Specialist with experience in leading a complete portfolio of projects, including project planning and execution, business analysis, process optimization, requirement gathering, software development, risk management, stakeholder management; and ensuring project completion in compliance with time, quality and best practices parameters.

    Her areas of expertise including project management with exposure in managing several e-Government projects and initiatives to the implementation of the Oman Digital Strategy including smart city pilot implementation in Knowledge Oasis Muscat (KOM), Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in e-Government, GCC e-Government Award, evaluation of Oman online government services, ITA green initiative, ITA open data, digital Oman strategy vision 2030, yearly ITA business plan, and writing local and international reports.

    She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Modern College of Business and Science (Oman, 2018) and a BA in Electronic Administration from the Higher College of Technology (Oman, 2011).