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Yasser El-Gammal

Social Protection & Labor Sector Manager
Yasser El-Gammal, an Egyptian and Canadian national, joined the World Bank in 1996. He has worked in the Middle East and North Africa, Europe and Central Asia, and Africa Regions on human development issues while leading major flagship operations in social protection. His current assignment is Social Protection and Labor Sector Manager in the Human Development Group in MENA. He served as a member of the World Bank’s Social Safety Net (SSN) Global Expert Team (GET) and has worked extensively on social protection and labor issues in the last 17 years in over 15 countries. Prior to the World Bank, Mr. El-Gammal worked with an international NGO and with the Social Fund for Development in Egypt. He has a M.Sc degree in National Development and Project Planning from the University of Bradford, the UK.