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LEFPD Ahmed-Jehani

Ahmed Jehani

Dr. Ahmed Jehani is currently the Chairman and Managing Director of the LIA Advisory Services (UK) Ltd, a subsidiary of the Libyan Investment Authority. Prior to that he was Minister of Stabilisation of the National Transitional Council (NTC), where he led a stabilisation team composed of 70 young Libyan and international experts, in close collaboration with the Contact Group under the UN Security Council Resolutions during the Libyan uprising. He also worked for the World Bank from 1979 to 2007 in a variety of roles, including country Director from 2003-2005 and Board Advisor from 2005-2007.

He is Managing Director of the Economic Consulting Bureau (ECB) which was involved with International Trade and Arbitration in front of international tribunals such as the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID, panel member since 2005 until present) in Washington DC, and Chairman & Founder of the Libyan Development Policy Centre, a think tank which was associated with the World Economic Forum (WEF), Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank (WB), & International Monetary Fund. He is Co-Founder & Vice Chairman of the Foundation for Rehabilitation of victims from the 2011 conflict in Libya, which is registered in Malta, and a Visiting Scholar of the Carnegie Endowment for Peace in Washington DC, USA and Beirut, Lebanon. He is also a Member of the United Nations (UN) Intergovernmental Commission in respect of financing development for the Sustainable Development Goals for 2015/2025.

He is co-author of two books (“Globalisation and Justice” - 2005 and “OPEC and International Law” - 2010) and taught classes (mostly short seminars and workshops) on law and economics at the Universities of Dundee (UK), Leiden (Netherlands), George Washington and Tufts (USA), and the International Development Law Organisation (Rome, Italy). He was Lecturer on global governance issues at the Universities of George Mason and Oklahoma State (USA). He also served for over ten years at the editorial board of the Journal of Energy and Natural Resources and Chaired the American Society of International Law Panel on Corruption and International Law.


Dr. Jehani holds an LLM and Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School (1973) and a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University (1978).

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