- Minister of Planning, International Cooperation, Tourism and Antiquities of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
MSc and a PhD in Economics, University of London. Former: Senior Scholar, Carnegie Middle East Center; Consultant to the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and other international organizations; Director, Centre for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan; Secretary-General, Economic and Social Council, Jordan. Taught at the University of London and Yale University, leading courses on the economies of the Middle East. March 2013, appointed as Minister of Planning and International Cooperation and Minister of Tourism and Antiquities.