Associate Professor of Public Policies, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government
Over 31 years of professional experience, of which 21 years in Senior Positions, Associate Professor, Chief Economist/ Strategist, and Executive Management Positions as Advisor, CEO, MD, GM, and Chairman in the Private and Public Sector Institutions. Leadership Skills & Teamwork advocate; Specialized in Public Policies, Knowledge Index, Strategic Planning, Economic Development, PPP, City Development Strategies, Banking, Investments, Financial Institutions, Public & Private Budgeting, Real Estate Development, Financing and Fund Raising, Training & Capacity Building, Institutional Agility, Nudging, and Future Foresight.
Khalid Al Wazani is currently Associate Professor of Public Policies in Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), before that he used to be a Freelance Consultant in Strategies, Economic Policies, Economic Modelling, and Administrative Reengineering Agility and Nudging. During 2019-2020, he served for some time as the Chairman of Jordan Investment Commission (JIC). Between Oct. 2015- Aug. 2019 he served as the Strategy and Knowledge Advisor for Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) in Dubai, previously he was the Chief Economist/ Strategist, & Founding Partner of Issnaad Consulting. Just before that, (2006-2011), he served at the private sector as General Manger & CEO of Saraya Aqaba Real Estate, Taameer Jordan Holdings (PLC) and Darat Jordan Holdings (PLC).
Earlier in his career, Dr. Wazani was associated professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at the Hashemeyeh University. Dr. Wazani was appointed as Deputy Dean for Faculty of Economics at the same university. Just before that, he established a research, consultancy and community service center at the university, where he took on the responsibility of General Manager during 1997-1999.
Dr. Wazani has also held the position of Director General for the Jordanian Customs Department during 1999-2001. Later on (Jul 2001- Nov. 2005) he was appointed as an Advisor and Director of the Economic and Development Division at the Royal Hashemite Court during which he served as the Head of the Economic Team for HM King Abdullah II. In early 2004 he served as the Deputy Chairman & Director General / Social Security Corporation in Jordan till early 2006.