Mona Hammami Policy Adivser UAE

Director, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court

Mona is the director of the Office of Strategic Affairs at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court where her work in instrumental in social and economic policy making.

Prior to joining the crown Prince Court Mona was a lead associate at Booz and company management consultancy as part of the public sector practice team focusing on a wide range of public policy issues including: social and labour policies, macroeconomic policy, governance frameworks, organization restructuring , agriculture policy reform, and structuring PPP projects among other areas.

Mona worked as an economist with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) where she co-authored a paper on the determinants of Public Private Partnerships and the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) where she worked on the effect of the WTO’s TRIPS agreement on Middle East and North African Countries.

Mona holds a PhD in Development Studies from the university of Oxford and a Masters in Public Administration and International Development from Harvard Kennedy school. She is a recipient of both the H.R.H. Princess Banderi Al-Faisal Public Service Fellowship and Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Tuwaijri International Public Service Fellowship.

In 2010, Mona set-up her own Graduate fellowship fund to Sponsor a student into the MPAID program at Harvard Kennedy School.

She sits on the board for the Harvard Arab Alumni Association; is Secretary of the Harvard UAE Society and is an interviewer for Harvard Undergraduate admissions.

She is also the founding Curator of the World Economic Forum Abu Dhabi Global Shapers Hub and a member of the Welfare Association.

BASED IN: Abu Dhabi, UAE

LANGUAGES: English and Arabic.

Keeping Up with Economic Cycles: Rethinking Labor Market Strategy in the GCC
The public and private spheres – partners in prosperity

MONA’S BOOK – to be published in March 2015