Deputy Chief of Party Alaa Al-Halak
Alaa Al-Halak has over 15 years of experience serving as a service delivery advisor, water, waste water treatment, solid waste disposal expert and a certified project management professional. Currently, Mr. Al-Halak serves as the deputy chief of party for the Iraq Governance Strengthening Project (GSP-Taqadum), overseeing activities related to municipal service delivery, water/wastewater research, mentoring, and implementation at all levels of the service delivery chain. In addition, he leads initiatives to strengthen the capacity of local governments to effectively respond to citizen needs, as well as develop and implement strategic service delivery improvement plans (SDIPs) for water, sewage, municipality, health, and education. Other responsibilities focus on developing the intergovernmental coordination plan to implement Law 21 of 2008 for administrative decentralization.