Sarah Saleh

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Sarah Saleh

Director Hivos Middle East & North Africa

Sarah Saleh has over 20 years of experience in the non-profit sector, with more than 12 assignments in 6 of the MENA countries alone. She has set up operations for several organizations and has overseen programs in a range of areas: capacity building of local civil society, protection, good governance, mixed migration, and economic justice. She identifies herself as a field person, with her management experience ranging from hands-on Country Director and Team Leader roles for INGOs and the UN, to holding advisory roles in support of duty bearers.

She holds a BA in Political Studies (American University of Beirut) and an MA in Arab Studies, with a concentration in Economics and Development (Georgetown University, Washington D.C.).