Eng. Ali Subah is the Secretary General of the Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MWI). He holds a master’s degree in Water Resources Management from Delft-IHE Institute in Netherlands and a Bachelor degree in Hydrogeological Engineering from Belgrade University.
Eng. Subah is a reference in Jordanian water issues, ranging from geology, hydrogeology, and water engineering, to water management and planning as well as strategy and policy design and implementation. His expertise in dealing with a wide range of international projects and interventions is very rich through his long experience in the field due to the vast level of involvement and magnitude of implemented projects. He has represented the Jordanian water sector in many important local and international events such as conferences and seminars as well as governmental negotiations.
Eng. Subah started his work in the water sector as a hydrogeological Engineer at the Water Authority of Jordan in 1995 and he became the Director of Groundwater Protection Studies Unit in 2004. In 2009 he was appointed as the National Water Master Plan Director in addition to his former position. At that time he was awarded the Employee Excellence Certificate.
In 2011 he was appointed as SGA for Technical Affairs, when he became SGA for Strategic Planning after the restructuring of the Ministry in 2014. He was been appointed the Secretary General of the Ministry of Water and Irrigation in Dec. 2017 which is the position he is currently holding.