Headshot of Lakhdar Boukerrou

Director of International Programs and Global Initiatives

Phone: 305.348.5976
Email: lboukerr@fiu.edu

Lakhdar Boukerrou is the Director of International Programs and Global Initiative.  He has wide-ranging experience, both in the US and abroad, in international development, project management, training programs design, monitoring and evaluation.  He has a wide-ranging experience managing projects in several countries including Egypt, Turkey, Algeria, Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Niger, Cote d’Ivoire, and the United States.  More recently he served as the Regional Director/Chief of Party the USAID WA-WASH Program in West Africa.  He served as a resource person and subject matter expert for USAFRICOM funded symposia in Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Malawi, Sierra Leone, and Uganda.

He used his extensive experience in capacity building to develop numerous training programs funded by US and international organizations.  He consulted for to the World Bank, The Global Mechanism of the United Nations, the Islamic Development Bank, the UN Global Environment Facility, academic institutions and several Fortune 500 companies and small businesses in the US and abroad.