18-20 OCT 2023

Ibrahim Osta


Sr. Advisor, Economic Growth and Trade


Chemonics International

Ibrahim Osta

Ibrahim Osta is an international tourism expert who previously served as chief of party for USAID’s Jordan Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism Project and has led USAID tourism development projects in Jordan since 2005. As the chief of party for the Jordan Tourism Development Project and its successor projects, Ibrahim managed a wide portfolio of initiatives aimed at enhancing tourism in Jordan. These include conservation and presentation of archaeological sites, such as Petra, Amman’s five-millennia-old Citadel, and the Roman city of Jerash; enlisting new UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as Wadi Rum; nature and cultural trail development; higher education and vocational training in tourism and hospitality; destination promotion; and visitor services programs.