Mohammed Al-Maitami

Mohammed Al-Maitami

Vice Chancellor of International University of Technology Twintech And Full Professor of Economics, Sana’a University

Qualified at PhD and MSc level in Economics with at least 24 years of experience in this field, He has worked as Economic Consultant with different National and International Organizations beside his position as full Professor of Economics at the University of Sana’a. Dr. Almaitami served as vice Chairman of Non-Governmental Advisory Counsel for the President of the Republic of Yemen, 2007-2011. He is a founder of various Non-governmental and Academic Institutions. In 2006 He Joined the Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry as the General Director until 2009 and since he is extensively working and supporting Yemen Private Sector in engagement in Socio-economic Development and Policy making.

Areas of Interest:

  • Human Development and Labor Market


  • Ph.D., Economics, The Institute Of Oriental Studies, Academy of Science, Moscow, 1986
  • M.Sc., Economics, Moscow University, 1982
  • B.Sc., Economics, Kuban University, 1979


  • Vice Chancellor of International University of Technology Twintech
  • Full Professor of Economics, Sana’a University
  • Deputy Director, Yemeni Center for Studies and Research, 1997-1998

Latest Publications:

  • Team Leader of the paper entitled: Change and continuity The political Economy of Transition in Yemen, the World Bank, July, 2013.
  • Discussant on Securing the transition in Yemen’s paper presented in a conference entitled: “ Promoting an EU GCC Dialogue on Foreign policy issue ”organized by Gulf Research Center, Qatar University, Institute for European Studies, Global Governance Institute and EU, Doha, April 29 30, 2013.
  • Form of the State and Decentra lization: the need for a joint Discussion, a member of the team for this paper presented to the conference entitled : “Yemen in transition and Beyond State Building and Development”, organized by Khobara Centre for Development and Consulting Services and the World Bank, Sana’a, March 2013.
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