Senior Researcher, Sana'a Center for Strategic Studies,
Abdul-Ghani Al-Iryani, Senior Researcher at the Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies, is a political and development consultant. He has done research on constitutional reform, anti- corruption, governance, government capacity, state building and conflict management and resolution, as well as social and economic development. He consulted a number of international organisations, including UN Agencies, the World Bank, DFID, GIZ, USAID and AUSAID. His most recent work was consulting for the UNDP, OSESGY and the World Bank on issues related to the conflict in Yemen. His volunteer work includes the co-founding of TAWQ, a democracy advocacy group for which he also serves as president. He also serves on the Advisory Board of Human Rights Watch for the MENA Region.