Dr. Tamer Qarmout is an Assistant Professor in the Public Policy and Public Administration program at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. He holds a PhD degree in Public Policy from the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan. Prior to joining DI, he worked as a lecturer and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Dr. Qarmout worked also for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in several management positions. He has expertise in the areas of policy development, governance reforms, strategic planning, management, leadership, institutional reform, and capacity development. He has significant program management experience dealing with stakeholders in planning and implementing large programs aimed at building institutional and governance capacities of public and nonprofit organizations.
Dr. Qarmout sits on the Programme and Research Advisory Committee (PRAC) for the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), and he chairs its working group on "Public Administration in conflict-affected and fragile situations".