Mohammad Sadegh Khayatian is the Director of the Center for Knowledge-Based Companies and Institutions of the Vice President for Science and Technology and a member of the Board of Directors of the Innovation and Prosperity Fund.
Just recently, he was appointed a full member of the Board of Trustees of Iran National Innovation Fund by President Raisi. Khayatian holds a PhD in Technology Management from Allameh Tabatabai University and is assistant professor of science and technology at Shahid Beheshti University.
The Center for Strategic Studies of the Presidency is mandated with conducting studies, researches, presenting comprehensive plans and proposals regarding national strategies in accordance with the general policies of Iranian Government. The other responsibility of the center is to act as an elite-based think tank to produce strategic content in the political, economic, social, cultural, military and foreign policy fields. The Center for Strategic Studies of is considered as an advisory body to the President.
The text of the appointment order as follows:
Dear Dr. Mohammad Sadegh Khayatian
Pursuant to Article 4 as of description of the duties of the Center for Strategic Studies and considering your commitment, former positions and valuable experience in strategic affairs, you are hereby appointed as the head of the Center for Strategic Studies for four years.
We hope that by relying on God Almighty and striving for justice, revolutionary spirit, people-based attitude, chastity and anti-corruption approach, rule of law and based on the provisions of the Covenant of People's Government managers, you can use all the intellectual capacities of the country to produce the strategic thought and content required by the government in various political, cultural and social fields. I ask God Almighty for increasing success of your Excellency in fulfilling duties of serving the people and realizing the ideals of the Islamic government, especially the declaration of the second step of the Islamic Revolution.
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran