Dr. Yousif El-Ghalayini is an Associate Professor in Public Administration at Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, Executive MPA Program Coordinator, and Senior Fellow at the Centre on Governance at the University of Ottawa. His areas of teaching focus on public sector management and governance, HRM and PM, public policy development along with organizational behavior and development.
Before joining Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, Dr. El-Ghalayini was the Program Manager of HRM Program at the School of Business affiliated to the Australian College of Kuwait. Dr. El-Ghalayini spent few years of his career working with the Canadian Federal Government. He designed several organizational capacity-building programs and helped with the implementation of several federal government training programs including public policy development, strategic thinking and results based management. Prior to that, he spent several years as a United Nations specialist in civil society development and capacity building in post-conflict zones. Dr. El-Ghalayini holds a PhD in Public Administration from University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He holds a Master in Project Management from Université du Québec en Outaouais (Gatineau), Graduate Diploma in Administration from John Molson School of Business at Concordia University (Montreal), and BSc. in Electrical Engineering from Amman National University (Salt).