Wallied Shirzoi was a Senior Program Manager for the MENA portfolio at Evidence for Policy Design, where he led the research-policy engagement between EPoD and the Ministry of Labor and Social Development (MLSD) in Saudi Arabia. He was responsible for managing the operational, administrative and research functions of the Riyadh office. His work also focused on facilitating the formation of relationships between high-level policymakers and researchers to incubate new project collaborations that are in line with MLSD policy priorities. Prior to EPoD, Wallied worked at the University of California, San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy where he managed Department of State and USAID-funded programs aimed at promoting development through the use of information, communication and technology. He holds a Master’s from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor’s in International Affairs from the American University, Washington, DC.
Cambridge, MA 02138