Ahmad Awad is the founder and director of the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies, based in Amman, Jordan. He serves as the Principal Investigator for Fairwork Jordan.
With a M.A. in International Political Economy obtained from Yarmouk University and over twenty years of experience, Mr. Awad has established himself as an expert statistician and researcher dedicated to the promotion of human rights and labor market issues. His expertise consists of a broad range of political and socio-economic issues, and across his twenty years of experience he has conducted and supervised numerous reports, research, policy, and position papers.
Prior to founding and fully dedicating himself to Phenix Center, Mr. Awad reached the position of Statistician at UNRWA, following 8 years of work at the organization as a Camp Services Officer in deferent Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan. He is an experienced researcher and human rights advocate, possessing a deep and extensive understanding of such issues as socioeconomic human rights, international labor standards, and union organization and mobilization, along with other related causes, to which he has pledged his unwavering commitment over the years.