Curriculum Vitae

Name: Hussain Mahmood Fadhlalla  ALKHATEEB

Place / date of Birth: Baghdad, 1st of July 1953

Marital state: Married


1980     Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Chemistry, University of Manchester, England.

1977 Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Physical Chemistry, University of Baghdad, Iraq.

1974      Bachelor of Science, (B.Sc.) in Chemistry, University of Baghdad, Iraq.


English, Dutch and Arabic.


2018 – 2019    Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the Republic of Turkey.

2017 – 2018     Head of Europe Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Baghdad.

2016 – 2017     Head of Arab Countries Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Baghdad.

2010 – 2016    Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the Federal Republic of Germany.

2009 – 2010    Ambassador at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Baghdad, Iraq.

2003 – 2005    Head office Manager of Food Franchise Company in the Netherlands.

1999 – 2003     Manager of ‘Dan Display & Imaging BV’, Design and Advertising company in the Netherlands.

1996    Researcher at “Hickson Coatings” International Company in the Netherlands.

1990  Researcher at the Free University of Amsterdam (FU), the  Netherlands.

1981 – 1989     Professor of Chemistry at the collage of Science, Al Fateh University in Tripoli, Libya.

1981    Researcher at the Department of Chemistry, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Other activities:

1989-2009  – Co-founder, chairmen or board member of several NGO’s in the Netherlands, concerned with human rights, minorities, political, cultural and social matters.

– Active engagement in programs and activities focused on integration and participation of minorities in Europe in their communities.

2009  – Meeting European officials, parliamentarians and politicians to discuss national and international issues.

2007 & 2009   – Speaking at the European parliament in Brussels during meetings about Iraq.

2002  – Panel member of several political forums organized by the foreign affairs committee of the Dutch parliament.


– Two patents in Industrial Science, registered at the Ministry of Industry in Baghdad, Iraq.

– Several publications in international scientific journals.