Ali Othman Sindi

Ali Othman Sindi

Minister of Planning
Kurdistan Regional Government

As Minister of Planning for the Kurdistan Regional Government in Erbil, Ali has contributed in countless ways to the reconstruction of Iraqi Kurdistan’s infrastructure, especially in the health and capacity building sectors, over the last two decades. Since October 2009, his duties as Minister of Planning include leading government efforts on preparing the annual investment budget, strategic plans, human resource development and issues related to quality control in the region. A surgeon by training, Ali was a senior advisor to Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani from 2002-2009 on health, higher education, capacity building, and donor funds. He is also the honorary president of the Emergency Management Center, an independent NGO supervising two prominent hospitals, treating victims of violence in the region and heart disease patients. In 2004, he established the Kurdistan Institute of Public Administration, which aims to create and foster better governance through short-term training courses for mid-level government officials.

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