Authors

Wadhah Al-Awlaqi

Economic Researcher

Wadhah Al-Awlaqi is an economic researcher at the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies. He is also the assistant director of Banking Accounts General Department at the Central Bank of Yemen (CBY). Since 2006, he has helped to develop monetary and macroeconomic policies at the CBY, and was previously the Central Bank’s deputy manager of the State Budget Department.
Al-Awlaqi also has more than a decade of experience in various management and private sector consultancy capacities in Yemen; was the director of administrative sciences and an assistant professor at the German Medical College of Science and Technology; and participated in setting up the college’s future business plan and vision.
Al-Awlaqi holds a master of business administration in finance from the Korean Institute for Science and Technology (KAIST), Seoul, South Korea, and a bachelor of science in accounting from Ibb University, Yemen.

Contributions

Challenges for Yemen’s Local Governance amid Conflict

July 29, 2018 Policy Briefs
Local councils are among Yemen’s most important state institutions. Responsible for providing basic public services to millions of Yemenis, local councils represent the Yemeni state for much of the population. The intensification of the conflict between the internationally recognized government, its regional backers and the Houthi group since March 2015, however, has heavily impacted…

Local Governance in Yemen Amid Conflict and Instability

July 29, 2018 White Papers
Local councils are among Yemen’s most important state institutions. Responsible for providing basic public services to millions of Yemenis, local councils represent official governance and the Yemeni state for vast swathes of the population. The intensification of the Yemen conflict since March 2015 has undermined the councils’ ability to operate effectively in most areas of the country.…