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Senior Associates



Our Senior Associates

Senior Associates are senior professionals whose past research credentials and present position of influence provides an essential channel of communication with the policymaking community. Senior Associates are nominated by Research Fellows and/ or Board members, according to criteria that takes into account past research track record, current position of influence, international reputation and potential contribution to the ERF mission.

our Affiliates

ERF affiliates form the backbone of our network, representing 20 countries in the region, with 70 percent of all affiliates residing in the region.  Currently, there are 311 affiliates: 179 Research Fellows, 66 Research Associates, 42 Senior Associates and 24 Policy Affiliates.

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Ali Abdel-Gadir Ali

Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Qatar


Samir Abdullah

Senior Researcher at Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute (MAS)


Sultan Abou-Ali

Professor of Economics, Zagazig University


Hasan Abu-Libdeh

Former Minister of National Economy


Jawad Al Anani

Amman Stock Exchange


Jassim Al Mannai

Independent Director, Blom Bank


Mutahar Al-Saidi

Sana'a University


Ali Attiga

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP)


Chedly Ayari

Former governor of central bank of Tunisia


Ziad Bahaa Eldin

Director, Egyptian Initiative for the Prevention of Corruption


Adel Beshai

Professor of Economics, American University in Cairo


Kemal Dervis

Brookings Institute


Hazem El-Beblawi

Executive Director, International Monetary Fund


Abdullah El-Kuwaiz

Chairman of the international Advisory Board, Acwa power, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Abda El-Mahdi

Managing Director, UNICONS Consultancy Ltd