MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Mr. Teymour Anwar

Employment and labour market policy specialist with experience in delivering large and complex technical assistance projects efficiently in fragile and challenging contexts. Practical experience in Afghanistan, Egypt, Madagascar, Somalia, and the UK. Thematic specialisations focus on the nexus between employment and broader social policies in a context of precarity. Interests include critical engagement with policy and practice on employability and protections for workers to shape the future of work.

Masters (including MRes, MBA, MPA), SOAS, University of London
Current or most recent Employer


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Time in Post - 1

Organisation Type: Bilateral and/or multilateral agency

Regional Expertise


Disciplinary or professional background

Civil service, Development Studies, Development (applied), Economics, Education, Government, Political science, Policy/political advocacy (including human rights), Social/Public Policy

Contact Info


Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
65760 Eschborn
Social Media

@teymouranwar (Twitter)

Public Profiles

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Governance (National) ( 13 years )

Public Policy ( 13 years )

Education policy ( 13 years )

Labour and employment policies ( 13 years )

Economic development ( 13 years )

Conflict & Security ( 2 years )

Work relates to groups

Youth ( 13 years )

Refugees ( 1 years )

displaced ( 2 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Public Policy

Governance (National)

Education policy

Labour and employment polices

Economic development

Conflict & Security


Policy Reports

Policy Briefs

Consultancy Reports

"Heavy lifting still required for the Levelling Up White Paper – Opportunities for the Further and Higher Education sectors" (March 2022)

Sustainable Industrial Areas Conference 2018 (Cairo, Egypt). "Matching labour demand and supply, and importance of TVET"