As Executive Officer, Hacen provides a range of high level administrative, finance, and project support services to the IDMC Director in the achievement of the organisation’s strategic and operational objectives. He is also providing support to the Fundraising Department, leading on research and identifying new fundraising opportunities.
Hacen has lived and worked in Paris, Geneva and Doha and has served as personal assistant to Directors, Executive Secretary and Ambassadors within various NGOs, United Nations Agencies and Diplomatic Missions. Hacen has a solid office administration experience in an international environment, valuable expertise in the organisation of high-level meetings and international conferences and in project coordination. Hacen is also the founder of Solidascension, a youth-led education organisation based in Paris which empowers young people from disadvantaged backgrounds through programmes of targeted academic support and professional mentoring.
Hacen holds a Master’s degree in Sociology from the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris). He speaks fluent English and French.