As a Program Manager, Faress Jouejati is the newest member of CIPE’s Global Programs Team, supporting a mix of digital commerce and digital governance projects.
Prior to joining CIPE, Faress designed, managed, and provided technical oversight to various economic development, stabilization, and humanitarian aid programs in the Middle East for iNGOs such as Adam Smith International, Blumont, Inc., and the International Rescue Committee. These included programs applying good governance practices and democratic principles through service-delivery, peacebuilding, and livelihoods security. With these combined experiences, Faress brings unique understanding of resilience-based development, and the capabilities to bridge the divide between economic growth and humanitarian crisis.
Faress is a former adjunct professor of International Political Economy at the George Washington University, and is fluent in Arabic. He earned his MSc in the Political Economy of Development from SOAS, University of London; and B.A. in Economics from George Mason University