Mrs. Allam leads the implementation of the OECD’s strategic directions on public governance in MENA. This work includes managing the regional policy dialogue and pioneering thematic and integrated peer reviews in Arab countries. She has forged new strategic partnerships, new areas of work (e.g. youth) and implementation programmes in cooperation with the MENA-OECD Governance Programme Training Centre of Caserta. Before joining the OECD, she worked as a project manager in the Warsaw office of the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), responsible for capacity building and comparative analysis on public sector reforms in transition countries.