Salim Rouhana

Program Leader for Sustainable Development Sectors

Salim Rouhana is a Program Leader for Sustainable Development Sectors covering MENA Mashreq Countries at the World Bank Group. Currently Based in Beirut, Salim coordinates Water, Agriculture, Urban and Resilience, Environment and Social Development sectors. Salim is also the Mashreq focal point on Climate Change and is working on the broader whole-economy Green-Recovery efforts. Prior at the WB, Salim worked as a Senior Urban Governance and Resilience and Task Team Leader covering Africa, East-Asia, and Middle-East and North Africa Regions, focusing on areas related to Decentralization and Urban/Local Governance, City Competitiveness, Territorial and Spatial Development, Urban Resilience and Disaster Risk Management and Slum Upgrading.

Salim Holds a BA in Architecture, and Master Degrees in Architecture, Political Science focused on International Affairs and Diplomacy, Urban Planning and Development, and an Executive Master in Business Administration.