Samer I. Asfour
Director, Economic and Social Affairs Directorate
The Royal Hashemite Court
1994, BSc (Hons), Econ. & Poli. Sci., Univ. of Jordan; 1997, MSc (Hons), Int'l Securities, Investments & Banking, Univ. of Reading; 2002, MBA (Hons), Strategy & Real Estate Finance, Univ. of Denver; 2005, Exec. Ed., Harvard Business School; 2012, Exec. Ed., Harvard Kennedy School of Gov't. Eighteen years in economic dev., investment strategies & promotion, urban planning, monetary/fiscal policy, investments, finance, mgmt, economics, innovation, industrial design/product dev. 1994-99, Foreign Investments Dept., Central Bank of Jordan; 2007-08, Deputy City Mgr, Economic Development and Planning, Greater Amman Municipality; 2008-10, Commissioner, Investments, Development Zones Commission; 2010, Sr Economic Adviser, Prime Minister, Jordan. 2011-12, CEO, Jordan Investment Board. Board Member: Jordanian Irish Business Council; Fair Trade. Member: Eisenhower Fellowships; Young Arab Leaders; Young Global Leaders; Jordan Work Ethics Association.