Nasser Yassin, PhD
Professor, Researcher, and Policy Innovator in Lebanon
Nasser Yassin is the Director of Research at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, and professor of policy and planning at the Health Management and Policy Department at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon. He holds a PhD from University College London (UCL), an MSc from London School of Economics (LSE), and an MSc and BSc from the American University of Beirut (AUB).
His research and practice interests are in development planning and policy-making in countries in transition and in post-conflict situations. He researches and advises on policy and social innovation especially in areas of health, youth and refugee policies and programs. His current work looks at how non-governmental actors, community groups and informal networks can influence policies and development programs.