Dr. Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat is the current Managing Director of the Jordan Tourism Board; the leader in positioning and promoting Jordan as the destination of choice in international markets.
Prior to his position at the Jordan Tourism Board, Dr. Arabiyat filled the position of Finance Department Director and Director of Administrative Affairs at the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission.
Dr. Arabiyat worked in several ministerial positions including: the Financial Department at the Ministry of Planning, the Head of Auditing, Financial Manager at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, and the Financial and Administrative Manager for the Tourism Development Project.
Dr. Arabiyat holds a PHD in Finance from the Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies, a Master’s degree in Banking and Financial Science from the Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Science, and a BA in Public Administration and Political Science from the University of Jordan.
Dr. Arabiyat has taught both financial accounting for hospitality and legislations and bylaws at the Jordan Applied University College of Hospitality & Tourism Education. He also worked as a Financial Trainer with the Arab Academy for financial studies; including Credit Portfolio Management, Portfolio Management, Risk Management, and Financial Management.