Farhad A. Saleem Atrushi is an academic and politician. He has an MA in political science majoring in International Relations and Foreign Policy from the International Islamic University of Malaysia.
In 2001 he was a lecturer on constitutional law at the Law School at International Islamic University in Malaysia.
He served as Deputy Head of Department at the Law School - Nawroz University in Duhok from 2004 to 2006 and lecturer at the College of Law and Politics at the University of Duhok from 2006 to 2010.
Between 2010 and 2014 he was a member of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, during which he was member of the oil and gas committee.
Farhad A. Saleem Atrushi is the current Governor of Duhok.