Dr. Farzana Al-Maraghi is the Director of Research at the Secretariat-General of the Higher Education Council, Ministry of Education, Kingdom of Bahrain. Prior to that, she was the Head of Academic Accreditation at the Secretariat-General of the Higher Education Council. She has academic experience of about ten years. She taught Mathematics, Research Methodology, and Applied Statistics.

Dr. Al-Maraghi obtained her PhD in statistics and Operational Research in 2008. Her research field was Queueing Systems. She hold a Master in Education (Mathematics and Curricula Development), and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, both with Excellent and Honor Class. In 2012, she accomplished a professional certificate in Leadership from Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK. She was IBM Certified Specialist for using the Statistical Product and Service Solution Software. Dr. Al-Maraghi published articles in the area of Statistics in International refereed journals, and served as a referee as well. She has conducted many nation-wide research, mostly in the education sector. She also was accredited by the British Psychological Society, talentQ, and Hay group as ability and personality tests user.