Fares joined the IIJ as a Programme Assistant in 2024, he is a dedicated professional in International Development, Public Diplomacy and Capacity Development. Holding a Master’s degree in Diplomacy from MEDAC-University of Malta and a Master’s in Process Engineering from the University of Boumerdes in Algeria, he brings more than 10 years of expertise to his role. Fares previously worked as an Administrator II at the University of Malta.
In addition, he served as the Local Engagement Coordinator of the TechGirls Program with the Legacy International. He also worked as a Grants Officer for World Learning and as a Capacity Development Specialist for various NGOs and youth empowerment initiatives.