Academy Associate
Heba Al-Nasser


Heba Al-Nasser was an Academy fellow with the Middle East and North Africa Programme. Prior to joining Chatham House in October 2014, she worked as a monitoring and evaluation specialist with Noor Al-Hussein Foundation in Jordan for several years. 

Heba specializes in evaluating community development programmes internationally and locally in Jordan - with a particular focus on policy impact evaluation. She is currently researching the role of civil society in the MENA Region, specifically in Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia. Heba is a Fulbright and a Chevening Scholar and holds an MSc in Social Policy and Development: NGOs from the London School of Economics.


  • Monitoring and evaluation, civil society
  • Local and international community development
  • Monitoring and evaluation of development programmes
  • Policy analysis and evaluation
  • Training
  • Civil society


2014-15Academy Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
2010-14Head of Monitoring and Evaluation Department, Community Development Programme/ Noor Al-Hussein Foundation
2013- presentM&E Freelance Consultant. Projects include The Global and Thematic Evaluation of the MDG Achievement Fund, UNDP (Ethiopia and Bangladesh); and Evaluation of the Information, Counselling, and Legal Assistance program, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), Palestine
2009-10Business Development Manager at ArabiCollege, Dubai

Arabic Language Instructor, Fulbright Scholar at the University of Scranton, USA

2007-08Field Trainer, Save the Children Organization, Jordan


  • Arabic and English (broadcast standard)
  • French (not for broadcast)