Waleed Abdel Qader Al-Tarawneh, was born in Al Karak and has more than 18 years of experience managing development programs funded by multi-international donors such as: USAID, the US Department of Labor, the US Department of State, the European Union, and various private-sector donors, mostly focusing his expertise and efforts on engaging the public and private sectors in business and economic development as well as on improving education. Al-Tarawneh has been responsible for overseeing program operations, providing strategic directions and technical assistance, and directly supervising as many as 100 staff members.
Since 2010, he has been Global Communities’ Country Director in Jordan, prior to that he worked with many international organizations such as: Save the Children, Counterpart International, and Academy for Educational Development. Since 2016, Mr. Al-Tarawneh became the President and CEO of Partners for Good for which he brought extensive knowledge, expertise and track record of projects within the following areas: Education development, supporting and developing SMEs projects, entrepreneurship, governance and participation in decision-making, mechanisms for employing youth and women as well as child and marginalized groups protection.
Al-Tarawneh is a Board Member of VITAS Jordan, a micro credit company, and he sits on many local and international committees focusing on youth empowerment and positive citizen engagement.
Al-Tarawneh earned a master’s degree in Economics, a higher diploma in economic studies, and a B.A. in Economics and Public Relations.