Archive of Archives: Team

Raymond Asfour

Raymond Asfour

Raymond Asfour

Prior to Expectation State, Raymond’s career focused on supporting governments in Emerging States on behalf of a wide range of donors including DFID, FCO, EU, UN, Danida, and the US. He has worked extensively throughout South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, designing, implementing, and evaluating programmes and funding instruments aimed at enhancing state stability, including through private sector engagement. In addition to his role Read More

Andrew Gharaibeh Collingwood

Andrew Gharaibeh Collingwood

He supports states' strategic capacity to present themselves as viable destinations for investment, working closely with government and public officials, identifying practical ways to better attract and secure investment. Prior to joining Expectation State, Andrew was a Managing Principal at Read More

Robert Lamb

Robert Lamb

He leverages his experience and his network in the international investment community to help us better understand the challenges of investment in Emerging States and the potential solutions that can be developed to increase that investment. Away from Expectation State, Robert is Read More

Raya Rousan

Raya Rousan

Raya manages Expectation State’s engagement in Jordan, establishing senior relationships across government, the private sector and civil society. Based in Amman, Raya has over 14 years of experience in business reform, access to finance and improving the business environment. Prior Read More

Amine Allouche

Amine Allouche

Prior to joining Expectation State Amine was a Trade and Investment Adviser at the UK Department of International Trade (DIT) where his role involved supporting businesses interested in exporting to Tunisia. Amine also worked as EU Exit Officer at the Read More

Amina Ben Abdallah

Amina Ben Abdallah

Amina supports the design and implementation of projects related to inclusive economic growth. Prior to joining Expectation State Amina was an Account Manager at eXo Platform MEA where her role involved guiding public and private sector organisations to evaluate and Read More

Nour Chaabene

Nour Chaabene

Nour supports the design and implementation of projects related to inclusive economic growth. Prior to joining Expectation State, Nour worked as a Parliamentary Reporter at AlBawsala, a Tunisian NGO aspiring to establish good governance and a political ethic, and to Read More

Najwa Younes

Najwa Younes

She focuses on research to support technical delivery, operations and business development. Prior to joining Expectation State, Najwa worked as a Journalist with the online magazine Tunisia Live, and as an event-coordinator with the media platform “Local Libya". She has Read More

Abigail Henderson

Abigail Henderson

She is responsible for building relationships and partnerships with clients, providing technical proposal inputs, and undertaking financial and project management of ongoing projects. Prior to joining Expectation State, Abigail was an Associate at a large international development consultancy where she Read More

Ons Ben Abdelkarim

Ons Ben Abdelkarim

Ons is a Senior Associate with Expectation State, having formerly served as Tunisia Country Representative. She has previously led projects for Expectation State on a variety of issues related to inclusive growth, for donors such as the FCDO and GIZ, Read More