Osaeed Zakarneh

Fellowship year

2016 - 2017


Advocacy - Research - Social Media

Placement when a fellow

International Programmes Coordinator - Generations for Peace

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Policy, Influencing and Media Manager at Oxfam

Current country of residence



Osaeed Yahia Zakarneh is not just a professional, but a force of change. With a career spanning over ten years, he has left an indelible mark in the fields of advocacy, research, campaigning, and project management. His knack for exceeding expectations, securing funding through innovative proposals, and driving sustainable change has made him a beacon of success. Currently, as the Policy, Influencing and Media Manager at Oxfam GB in Amman, Jordan, Osaeed is the architect behind Oxfam’s influencing strategy for the Gender, Economic, and Climate Justice Programs in Jordan. His strategic insights have led to significant policy wins and increased funding, making him a key player in the organization’s success. But his influence extends beyond Oxfam. As a consultant and trainer, Osaeed has shaped capacity strengthening methodologies for various organizations, including Plan International, INJAZ, and Global Platform Jordan. His methodologies have been widely adopted, fostering positive change in the organizations and regions he has touched.