Abdallah Abdel Razzaq Al Dardari
Chief Economist; Director, Economic Development and Globalization Division
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
1985, BA in Economics, Richmond University, London; 1988, MA in International Relations, University of Southern California; UK Graduate Programme, Regent's College, London; 1989-90, PhD Research in International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science; 2001, PhD Candidate in Middle Eastern Studies, Exeter University. 2001-03, Assistant Resident Representative, United Nations Development Programme, Syria. From December 2003, Head, State Planning Commission.