Wadhah Al-Awlaqi is an economic researcher at the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies. He is also the assistant director of Banking Accounts General Department at the Central Bank of Yemen (CBY). Since 2006, he has helped develop monetary and macroeconomic policies at the CBY, and was previously the central bank’s deputy manager of the State Budget Department.
Al-Awlaqi has more than a decade of experience in various management and private sector consultancy capacities in Yemen, was the director of administrative sciences and an assistant professor at the German Medical College of Science and Technology, and participated in setting up the college’s future business plan and vision.
Al-Awlaqi holds a master of business administration in finance from the Korean Institute for Science and Technology (KAIST), Seoul, South Korea, and a bachelor of science in accounting from Ibb University, Yemen.