Nafissa El Souri is a Programme and Research Assistant at the Arab Reform Initiative providing support to various programmes. She is currently working on decentralization and has previously worked on social and economic policy formation in Morocco and Egypt.
Nafissa is also a Project Coordinator for the microfinance programme at the Initiative for a New Syria. She has four years of experience in management and coordination of projects for NGOs and specializes in humanitarian and development programming in conflict and crises zones. She holds an MA in Crisis Emergency Response and Development from Paris I – La Sorbonne.