Vahid Jahangiri

Deputy Director
Since joining the Lifeline in 2006, Vahid Jahangiri has successfully launched multiple operations to include Lifeline programs in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Sudan, Congo and Haiti. Vahid is a key contributor to the SAFE initiative and serves on the Strategic Advisory Committee for UNHCR’s Global SAFE Strategy. He also advises the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves on SAFE initiatives in humanitarian settings. Vahid has extensive knowledge in program implementation, fuel technologies design, testing and M&E in both refugee and post conflict settings. Prior to his work with Lifeline he has served as a consultant to several UN agencies, working to evaluate fuel technology programs and formulating country energy strategies throughout Eastern Africa and in Haiti. Vahid received his B.A. in International Management from the University of Baltimore and holds a Master’s Degree in International Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).