Abdulhasan Al-Dairi is the president of Bahrain SMEs Society, a founding member and shareholder of various companies in and out of Bahrain. He has been a researcher and practitioner in the field of entrepreneurship and SMEs development for almost two decades. In 1995, he started teaching entrepreneurship to university students, which later became a full-fledged ‘Entrepreneurship Training Department’. While serving as the Director of Community Centres at the Ministry of Social Development (2006-2010), he helped families to start their own enterprises through the ‘Productive Family Program’. Currently, he is assisting Bahrain Polytechnic to launch its ‘Enterprise Development Centre’ during 2012.