Jamal Mohsin, born in Hebron in 1949, was elected to the Fatah's Central Committee in 2009. He had previously been a member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council since 1989 and a member of the PLO's Palestinian National Council (PNC). He is a vocal opponent of Hamas.
Mohsin started his political life representing Fatah in the Student Council at Beirut University. Since then he has taken on various roles within Fatah, including as commissioner for foreign regions, responsible for the Palestinian diaspora. He has also been a member of the financial auditing committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) since 1991 as well as governor of Nablus from 2007 to 2009.