Director of Strategy, Food Security, and Market Systems
An experienced humanitarian professional with eight years of humanitarian leadership including crisis responses in Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, The Gambia, and the US. Excellent leadership, team building, systems development, and coordination experience applied successfully in complex crisis situations. Demonstrated accountable leadership in emergencies in senior management roles, combined with diverse technical skills including food security, humanitarian protection, safety, and social protection, specializing in cash-based responses and market-based interventions. Master of Science in Social Work graduate of Tulane’s Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy with additional specialized training in humanitarian research, gender, emergency food assistance, organizational leadership, and psycho-social support. He is currently supporting i-APS as a member of the Senior Management Team working closely with HQ office to drive strategy and connect the priorities as identified by field staff and program participants with the activities of i-APS in Syria. Also as a technical expert for i-APS food security projects, including projects in Syria, Iraq, Turkey, Yemen and Venezuela.