Hassan Yousufzai

Commercial Counselor of the Pakistani Embassy in Frankfurt, Germany for the past seven years, Yousufzai has promoted bilateral trade between Pakistan and Germany. A peacebuilder economist, who worked administrative roles for ten years in local governments and in the Asian Development Bank. Yousufzai worked along Pakistan’s border with Afghanistan, known as the North West Frontier Province and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Yousufzai has particular experience and training in supporting the management of small industries and had a strong interest in the positive roles that the traditional Jirga systems play in tribal areas. He co-authored with Ali Gohar, another CJP grad from Pakistan, the book “Toward Understanding Pukhtoon Jirga: An indigenous way of peacebuilding and more…” (2005).