Maha Yahya

Director of the Middle East Centre at Carnegie,

Maha Yahya is the Director of the Middle East Centre, Carnegie. Prior to joining Carnegie, Yahya worked on Participatory Development and Social Justice at UN-ESCWA and with various international organisations on socio- economic development and post conflict policies in Lebanon, Pakistan, Oman, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Iran. She is a member on several advisory boards including the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship, Refugees Deeply and The Arab Forum for Alternatives.