H.E. Mr. Samir Murad is a Jordanian Businessman and Social Entrepreneur dedicated to youth development, education, employability, responsible citizenship, and public service. He formerly served as the Jordanian Minister of Labour from 2010 to 2011. He was also the Chairman of the Social Security Corporation, the Vocational Training Corporation, the National Company for Employment and Training, Employment - Technical & Vocational Education & Training Fund (E-TVET), and the Amman Baccalaureate School Endowment Fund. Additionally, he has served on the boards of many profit and non-profit organizations such as Capital Bank, Energy Management Services, INJAZ and EDAMA.
In addition to serving as the chairman of Jordan Education For Employment, Mr. Murad is currently the President of Said Murad & Sons for Trade & Investment, the Vice-Chairman of MedGulf Insurance Company, and the Secretary-General of the Jordan Scouts and Guides Association, the Chairman of the Electricity Distribution Company and the Jordan Post. He is a founding Member of Jordan Chapters of the Young Presidents’ Organization and of the World Presidents Organization. He is a co-founder of the Peace Action Network—an organization created in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 to engage members from across conflict regions in the Middle East, India/Pakistan, North America, and elsewhere. He also co-Founded the Arab Foundation for Sustainable Development (RUWWAD). He serves on the boards of Nuqul Automotive Company, the Jordan Social Security Investment Fund, the Jordan Economic Social Council, The Palestinian Association for Children’s Encouragement of Sports (PACES), the Jordan Strategy Forum, and the Economic Policy Development Forum, and was recently appointed to the National Committee on Human Resource Development.