GEIR Affiliate Partner
Region: Middle East and North Africa
Dr. Atallah Kuttab is Chairman and Founder of SAANED for Philanthropy Advisory in the Arab Region, based in Jordan. Since April 2014, he has been a Richard von Weizsaecker Fellow at Bosch Stiftung in Berlin. Early in his career, Atallah was a technical advisor for informal sector employment in Zambia, and he served with Save the Children for 11 years, including as Middle East Regional Manager. From 2005-2011, Atallah was Director General of the Welfare Association, the lead foundation supporting Palestinians primarily in Palestine and Lebanon. Atallah is a Founding Member of the Arab Human Rights Fund and of the Arab Foundations Forum. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Alliance Magazine, a member of the Board of Resource Alliance, a member of the Working Group on Peace and Social Justice, and a Founding Board member of the Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS), where he has also served as Board Chair. Atallah holds a Ph.D. from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London.