Abeer Odeh

Chief Executive Officer, Palestine Capital Market Authority

BA in Accounting, Birzeit University, Palestine; EMBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA; Certified Public Accountant (CPA), certified by the American Institute of CPAs. Broad range of experience in all aspects of financial and managerial control, with specialized experience in finance and economics. Has held a number of senior management positions with the private sector and donor agencies, including: Chief Auditor, State Audit and Administrative Control Bureau; Project Director, World Bank; Chief Controller, Palestine Industrial Estate Development Company; Chief Financial Analyst, USAID; six years as Chief Executive Officer, Palestine Capital Markets Authority (PCMA). Since August 2015, first Palestinian woman to become Minister of National Economy; also chairs the Palestinian Investment Promotion Agency (PIPA), Palestine Industrial Estates and the Free Zones Authority (PIEFZA), and the Palestine Standards Institute (PSI).