Biography of His Excellency Mr. Humayoon Rasaw

Mr. Humyoon Rasaw comes from an intellectual family; He was born in 1966 in Ghazni Province. He completed his primary and secondary education from Ghazi high school, Kabul. Mr. Rasaw holds Bachelor’s degree in Natural Science from Kabul University and Master’s degree in Information Technology from University of Preston.

Certificate in Management of Political and Economic Changes from Harvard University, U.S.A.
Certificate of Project Administration and Implementation (England).
Certificate of United Nations Development Program’s Procurement Procedure.
Certificate of specialized software for Investment Evaluation in Industrial Sector.

Mr. Rasaw possesses specialized knowledge in Economic leadership, Industrial and Economic Development and has worked on various capacities in government organizations and international agencies (United Nations), both inside and outside the country. He has an excellent record of service and achievement.

His outstanding record of performance and more than twenty years of work experience on various aspects of management, economic development and his fundamental work in development of education sector, including National Strategic Literacy Program are much appreciated which have had immense impact on respective areas.

Work background in International Organizations (United Nations)

1 - Administration

  • Finance
  • Procurement
  • Head of Capacity Building Program in South Sudan Government conducted by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in the following areas:

2 - General Director of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in Afghanistan.

3 - Head of Information Technology Projects at the United Nations Development Program.

4 - Head of Logistics department at World Food Program (WFP) and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO).

Work Background in Prominent Government Agencies

Honorary Professor at Kabul University.

1 - Deputy chief of staff at the office of the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

2 - Deputy Minister of Education Ministry of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

3 - Deputy Director of Support at National Directorate of Security (NDS), Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.