The institute’s by-law stipulated in the provisions of Article No. (6-A) that The Institute shall have a steering committee to  carry out the following duties:

Steering Committee Tasks:

  • Identify the strategic approaches and priorities of The Institute in line with the needs of the public sector and the national priorities and plans
  • Approve the institute's strategic plan as well as human and financial resources plans
  • Approve the institute's organizational structure
  • Review and evaluate the institute’s activities and work, and taking the necessary decisions for development and improvement
  • Approve the partnership plans
  • Approve the annual report and financial statements
  • Approve the necessary policies to implement the institute’s duties and activities
  • Approval of training instructions and  training paths
  • Approve the comprehensive training plan and the specialized training programmes pillars.

 Any other work related issues  referred to it by the chair of the committee

According to the institute's by-law, the Steering Committee is formed and chaired by the President of Civil Service Bureau.

Chairman of the Committee

 H.E Sameh Al-Nasser
 H.E Sameh Al-Nasser

Mr. Al-Nasser holds a Master's degree in Administration and Human Resources from Lancaster University in Britain, and a Bachelor's degree in Political Economy from Minsk State University. He held several positions in the Civil Service Bureau. He also has many contributions, studies and research in the field of human resources management and administrative development. He participated in many specialized committees and working groups at the national level as a member or chairing the technical teams and committees specialized in these areas. He served as the Secretary-General of the Bureau for several years before becoming the current President of Civil Service Bureau.

Memberships of the steering committee:

Director-General Vice Chairman

 Eng.Siham Al-khawaldeh

Eng. Alkhawaldeh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Jordan in 2001. She has 20 years of experience in the fields of management, planning, performance development, follow-up and evaluation, development, institutionalization and capacity building and legislation. She started her career as a Quality Engineer at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply.  After that, she moved to The Ministry of Public Sector Development as the Director of Restructuring, then she moved to work at the Prime Ministry/Department of Institutional Performance Development as the Director of best Policies. She is an accredited assessor with King Abdullah II Center for Excellence, an arbitrator and an approved assessor from the European Foundation for Quality. She also participated in several committees and studies.

Executive Director of King Abdullah II Center for Excellence

 Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Al Rawabdeh
 Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Al Rawabdeh

Holding a PhD. and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Cleveland-Ohio / USA in 1997, and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Jordan, Al Rawabdeh worked as a professor in the Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Jordan. Since graduation, Dr. Al Rawabdeh worked in a number of leadership positions and management in different places. Currently, he is the Executive Director of King Abdullah II Center for Excellence.


Secretary-General of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Dr. Mamoun Al-Dabei
Dr. Mamoun Al-Dabei

Dr. Mamoun holds a PhD. in accounting and finance from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. He is currently a professor at the University of Jordan. Held several administrative positions at the University of Jordan and Al-Ahliyya Amman University, the last of which is Vice President of Al-Ahliyya Amman University. He undertook many tasks in the Ministry of Higher Education and holds awards in academic excellence and research. With many published scientific papers, he participated in many conferences and training workshops and implemented many accounting training programs.


Expert member
Dr.khalid Al-Laham
Dr.Khaled Allham

Dr. Khalid Al-Lahham holds a bachelor accounting Yarmouk University -master degree in accounting and finance Arab academy for banking sciences-PHD degree in accounting from Amman Arab University ، Secretary General of Ministry of communication and information Technology(2010-2012)

Secretary General of Ministry of public sector development، General manager of Jordan post company .

Expert member
Dr.Raghda alfaouri
Dr.Raghda Al-Faouri

 Head of the Technical and vocational Skills Development Authority (TVSDA) / Expert Member Dr. Rwada al-Faouri

Dr. Raghda Al-Faouri has nearly 17 years of practical experience in the fields of policy formulation, consultation, education, data analysis, follow-up and evaluation. She holds a Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of Jordan with distinction, as well as master's and bachelor's degree in economics from the same university.

She worked as a Director of the Policy and International Cooperation Unit at the Ministry of Labour. She also worked as an Economic Adviser with the World Bank.  Dr. Al-Faouri is currently working as the President of Skills Development Authority as of May 2022.

Expert Member
Dr.Ghazi Abu Ruman

Dr. Abu Rumman holds a Ph.D degree in Natural Resources Management from University of Western Australia. He was the Chair of the Technical Committee of Shiekh Mohammed Bin Rashed Award in 2018.  He has 37 scientific publications published in international and regional journals, he is also a lifetime member of the Jordanian Society for Quality, working as a full-time Excellence Expert in EFQM and R4E from 2010 to present.