National Experts Program | Talal Faris

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Talal Faris

Community Development and Social Services

Division Manager, Family and Community Division, Abu Dhabi Department of Community Development

Talal Faris is the Family and Community Division Manager at the Abu Dhabi Department of Community Development (ADDCD). Driven by making a positive impact on people’s lives, Talal has led the development and implementation of multiple emirate-level strategies and policies while supporting the establishment of key social sector entities. Prior to joining ADDCD, Talal was a Senior Program Associate at Hedayah Center where he worked on local and international programs with strategic partners at both government and non-government levels. Talal earned an MPhil in Criminology from the University of Cambridge, an MA in International and Civil Security from Khalifa University, and a BSc in Criminology from Northumbria University.