Dr. Ghassan Elkahlout is an Assistant Professor and serves as Head of the MA Program in Conflict Management and Humanitarian Action at the Doha Graduate Institute. His specialized experience covering two decades of work includes the areas of humanitarian response, post-war early recovery and capacity building. In addition to his work in various professional locations in Switzerland and the United Kingdom, he worked in other conflict and disaster-affected countries such as Palestine, Iraq and Yemen. He has worked in international organizations including the United Nations, the International Federation of Red Crescent Societies, Islamic Relief Worldwide and the Humanitarian Forum in the United Kingdom. He led and was a member of emergency humanitarian response teams in Iraq, Palestine, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Libya and Jordan. He delivered training courses in the fields of humanitarian response, disaster management, post-war early recovery and post-war reconstruction. He holds a PhD in post-war recovery studies from the University of York, UK.