Mazin Mahjoub Ahmed Abdallah

  • Consultant
  • Expertise France, Boulevard de Port-Royal, Paris, France
  • 23/10/2022
Researcher International Development Public Policy and Regulation Trade and Investment

Personal Summary

Experienced economic development consultant with seven years of experience in industrial development and trade integration. Skilled in qualitative research,  project management and strategic planning.

Work Experience

Individual Consultant
Sep 2022 - Present Expertise France

Conducting a scoping study of Sudan's non-state actors in the economic governance sector to develop a proposal in support of the economic transition in Sudan project (SETIS)

Research Assistant
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022 Economic History Department – LSE

Reviewed and reported academic literature and historical documents on gold coinages in different African countries

Collected and managed the data, analysed, and prepared research reports under the supervision of Professor Leigh Gardner

Research Assistant
Sep 2020 - Sep 2021 Diplomatic Institute – Qatar Ministry of Foreign Affairs

§  Provided research and administrative support on three research projects investigating development challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa

§  Generated three reports detailing data collected, coordinated data tables, graphs, and charts, and prepared the material for presentation

§  Proofread and edited articles, policy memos, and other written materials

Strategic Planning Officer
Sep 2019 - Sep 2020 GIAD Industrial Group – HQ

§  Managed the business planning cycle for four GIAD business units using Balanced Scorecard and business analysis techniques (SWOT, PESTLE & Business Models)

§  Coordinated the development, implementation and review of corporate policy and advised officers on policy matters

§  Championed corporate initiatives in 2 areas (Strategy and Sustainability) in GIAD business units

§  Led the development of partnership plans and performance framework aligned with strategic goals

Incubator Program Coordinator
Sep 2018 - Sep 2019 GIAD Industrial Group – HQ

§  Facilitated the development of three agribusiness enterprises by providing access to GIAD business expertise and infrastructure

§  Coordinated the delivery of two entrepreneurship programs, one fully sponsored by GIAD and the other in collaboration with the UNIDO and the Federal Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning

§  Developed and maintained strong customer service relationships with new and existing clients, the community, stakeholder groups, those inquiring about services, and partner organizations

§  Informed small business owners, managers, and partners about educational resources and engagement opportunities through marketing seminars and events

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Aug 2017 - Aug 2018 TASEES Center for Studies & Publishing

§  Managed the establishment, registration, employment decisions, strategy development and daily operations of the center

§  Promoted research capacity building among four community-based organizations and two student groups

§  Guided fundraising planning and implementation and developed and maintained a list of monthly subscriptions

§  Managed all aspects of social media strategy, increasing social media platform followers to 30,000+

Research Assistant
Nov 2015 - Sep 2016 Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

§  Conducted literature reviews and interviewed participants for the "Careers, expertise and life strategies of Highly Skilled Migrants in Qatar" pilot study

§  Directed arrangement and description work for archival records, including organizing and describing the content

§  Summarized project results and prepared progress reports for the LPI and funding agency


MSc Political Economy of Development
Sep 2021 - Sep 2022 The London School of Economics and Political Science
MA Public Policy
Oct 2015 - Jun 2017 Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
BSc (Honor) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Sep 2008 - Sep 2013 University of Khartoum


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