Khalid Al Khayyat

Non Executive Director, Bahrain

Colonel Khalid Abdulaziz Al Khayat stands as President of the Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Federation, President of the Public Security Sports Association in the Ministry of the Interior and is current nominee for the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Olympic Committee.

Khalid Al Khayyat is one of the prominent names in the administrative work of the Bahraini sports federations. He has cumulative experience in this field for more than 20 years. He was the first administrative director of the Bahrain Shooting Association, where he served as Assistant Secretary General, then returned to work at the Bahrain Athletics Association where he served as finance secretary and chairman of the technical committee, then served as Secretary-General of the Association. He then moved to the Bahrain Basketball Association as Vice President prior to his current positions.

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Kingdom of Bahrain has become a driving force for MMA in the Middle East.