Hazim Rahahleh

Hazim Rahahleh

Director General, Social Security Corporation

Dr. Hazim Al-Rahahleh holds a BA in Economics from the University of Mosul. He holds a master's degree in economics from Yarmouk University, and a PhD in Financial Economics, with honors, from the University of Stadthaus for Science and Technology in Germany. Prior to his appointment to this position, Dr. Al-Rahahleh was working as an assistant director general for policies and research at the Economic Cities Authority in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. His fields of work varied, both at the local and foreign levels. At the local level, he worked as a teacher at Al-Balqa Applied University, then he moved to work as an economic advisor in the Ministry of Finance, from which he joined the Social Security Corporation to work as director of studies and development and as an economic advisor to the Director General for about four years, during which he worked within the team charged with studying and amending the social security law in the Kingdom, in addition to his membership in many committees; advisory and procedural services to the institution. In addition, Dr. Al-Rahahleh participated in many national strategic committees and initiatives where he was a member of the technical committee of the national strategy for employment and head of the technical and economic team at the Royal Committee for the Evaluation of Privatization in the Kingdom, and a member of the Board of Directors National Aid Fund. On the external level, Dr. Al-Rahahleh was, prior to his work in the Economic Cities Authority, an expert economist at the Ministry of Economy and Commerce in the State of Qatar, and before that, as an economic advisor to the General Secretariat of the Supreme Economic Council in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Al-Rahahleh focused his expertise during his internal and external practical career in the areas of financial policy, social insurance, labor market policies and economic development, and has many published works and studies in these fields.

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