Member of Board of Directors
From Nov 2018 until Aug 2019 Lukman was the Official spokesman for the President of the Republic of Iraq Dr Barham Salih. He is now back at the Ministry of Forign Affairs as a senior Ambassador in charge of more than one Bureau.
Lukman was Iraqi Ambassador to the US 2013 – 2016 and before that served as Iraqi Ambassador to Japan from 2010 to 2013
Lukman has been a high-profile spokesperson for his government and Iraqi affairs, engaging with various government officials, academia and think tank communities. Regular appearances on English and Arabic TV and radio news and particularly active on social media, regularly writes political articles to a wide of Iraqi and international publications. Frequently speaks at public events in Iraq, Washington and across the United States, United Kingdom and elsewhere.
Lukman holds BSc Computing Science and Mathematics, Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Technology Management, Postgraduate Diploma in Computing for Commerce and Industry