Aous Qutaishat currently holds the position of chief technical adviser to the program since July 2017. He also holds the position of senior advisor to the chairman of the Independent Election Commission on policy, special projects and international cooperation issues amongst other. Previously he was also served with the IEC as a senior advisor to the Chairman of Jordan’s Independent Election Commission on Policies, Institutional development and International cooperation, has over 25 years of international experience in executive management, strategic planning, policy analysis, institutional development, international cooperation, crisis management, negotiations and dispute resolution, mediation, operations, government relations, logistics management, procurement, planning and situation analysis.

He previously held positions at The United Nations in various locations in Africa and Asia, The Royal Hashemite court in Jordan, CEO of privately-owned businesses and a long list of speciality advisory consultancies around the world.
He has an extensive knowledge of the political process and stays updated on all new policies and procedures as well as international best practices relevant to his profession. He has the ability to analyze policies to look for ways to make improvements and to help develop new policies that meet the organization’s objectives.

Aous has been a member of the IEC team since May 2016 and has contributed to the 2016 elections organization and management and also that of the 2017 elections.