Imad Saed has 30 years’ experience in governance, local governance, administrative and fiscal decentralization, public financial management, anti-corruption, capacity development, project management, local and socio-economic development, community participation, youth and women empowerment.
Mr. Saed provided technical and political advice to senior officials at the government and International organisations, led the design and implementation of support in the above mentioned thematic areas by a range of development partners, USAID, World Bank, EU, GIZ, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International Labour Organisation (ILO), UNHabitat, UNIDO, UN-Women, UNICEF, Belgian Technical Cooperation, (BTC), Danish Technical Cooperation, SIDA, CIDA, and the French Development Agency (AFD).
Also, Mr Saed served at senior level at the Palestinian Authority as Director General of the Ministry of Local Government, Advisor to the Minister of Local Government, Chair of the Local Governance Sector Group and International Aid Coordinator when he provided strategic technical and political advice for the Minister of Local Government and the international development partners.
Moreover, Mr. Saed served as Chief Technical Advisor and Program Manager for Local Governance at UNDP/PAPP. Mr. Saed has a certified Training Expert Certificate and has on hand experience in conducting capacity assessments, design and implement capacity development workshops.
Mr. Saed is an Arabic Native and fluent in English, he has professional experience in post conflict Countries; Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Lebanon, Libya, Egypt, Iraq, Somalia, Afghanistan, Jordan, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Namibia