Youssef Abdel Khalick has worked for USAID and USAID-funded programs in Egypt, South Sudan, Pakistan, Sudan, and Afghanistan. He worked almost 10 years in USAID Egypt's Office of Financial Management. He with USAID another 6 years as Project Manager in the Office of Agriculture, interacting regularly with senior Egyptian government officials, international organizations, other donor agencies, and technical assistance organizations. Over the last 21 years, he has served in several senior managerial positions with USAID implementing partners. He was Deputy Project Manager for the Environmental Sustainable Tourism Project and Administrative and Financial Manager for the Egyptian Environmental Policy Program. He served as Deputy Chief of Party for programs focused on community-based service delivery and decentralization in Egypt, both of which required extensive coordination with local government and Civil Society organizations. As Team Leader for the BRIDGE program in South Sudan, Mr. Abdel Khalick built capacity in state and local governments in Warrap and Northern Bahr Ghazal states; he also oversaw administration of the field offices, including monitoring and evaluation and grants management. As DCOP for CRISP Pakistan, Mr. Abdel Khalick was again focusing on community -based delivery of basic services and infrastructure. Mr. Abdel Khalick was the DCOP for CADRE Program until October 18, 2014 when he became the Acting COP for the CADRE Program. As ACOP for CADRE Egypt Program, Mr. Abdel Khalick worked on strengthening the institutional capacity of target Egyptian Civil Society leaders, organizations, and networks to make Egyptian citizens more actively participating in the ongoing political process. Mr. Abdel Khalick worked as COP for Counterpart International's ACEP program in Afghanistan. He worked on building the capacity of local CSOs on thematic areas such as civic education, civic engagement, community mobilization, policy advocacy, Gender, Youth, human rights, Governance, etc. with the aim of empowering citizens to advocate for policy reforms and to monitor government accountability. He holds a bachelor's degree in agriculture. He is fluent in Arabic and English.