Assistant Minister for Protection and Social Safety Nets at Ministry of Social Solidarty, Egypt
Dr. Mervat Sabrin has 15 years of experience in the field of international cooperation and institutional development. She also had considerable experience in social policies and in evaluation. Her graduate studies in economic in Egypt complemented her practical experience in government and in international organizations. Social Protection and Development with a mandate to manage a number of files on top of the political state agenda including extending social security coverage, economic empowerment equity, gender mainstreaming. Prior to her appointment as Assistant to the Minister of Social Solidarity for Social Protection in April 2021, she has worked as advisor to Minister of Social Solidarity for protection and social insurance with a mandate to manage the pension reform process with ILO &WB. Two years working for ILO and UNICEF enhanced her international experience on the social security framework and specifically on coverage issues. Before joining MOSS, Mervat was the advisor to current Minister of Finance of Egypt. with a mandate to manage a number of files on top of the political state agenda including pension reform, universal health insurance, investment of pension funds, institutional development of social insurance organization.