Fatma Khanjar

Project Manager

fatma@gpgovernance.net

Fatma delivers a variety of GPG projects in the MENA region, with particular attention to Iraq. She focusses on parliamentary reform, effective local governance, and the strengthening of political representation by providing technical support to politicians, government officials, political parties, and local authorities.

Fatma has expertise in governance, research, strategy development, and stakeholder engagement. She is experienced in implementing adaptive programmes centred around institutional reform and driving progress in complex political environments. Prior to joining GPG, Fatma worked as Programme Manager at the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Beirut where she would engage with government stakeholders, organise and conduct trainings for military personnel and journalists, and produce a variety of economic and political reports. Before that, she completed a traineeship at the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, conducting research and collaborating with the Ministry of Defence on developing and implementing a national counter-terrorism strategy. Much of her professional experience is rooted in the intersection of politics and security, research, project management, international development, and trade.

She holds a BA in Political Science and Public Administration from the University of Potsdam in Germany and San Diego State University in California, as well as an MA in International Relations and Security from the University of Westminster.

A Lebanese-German-Brazilian national, Fatma is fluent in German, Arabic, French, English and Spanish.