Naif ALObaid is Director of Development at NPT UK and has had a diverse career in development, philanthropy, education, and programme management. Prior to joining NPT UK, he was Senior External Relations and Projects Officer at The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). His previous roles include CEO of Education for Employment in Saudi Arabia and senior consultant on Saudi Arabia and Yemen for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He has also spent a substantial amount of time working with refugees in Europe, the MENA region and Kenya. Naif holds a BA from Webster University Geneva and an MBA in International Trade from Johnson and Wales University.