Ali Muntasir

Head of Experimentation - Accelerator Lab
UNDP (Sudan)

Ali brings six years of UNDP experience as PAVE Officer, Youth Focal Point, and Head of Experimentation wherein he designed youth activities for combatting violent extremism, leveraging behavioral insights and launching youth breathing spaces to prevent violent extremism (BI4PVE). He implemented and facilitated UNDP MENA region’s Youth Leadership Programme in Sudan for five years where he trained and designed innovative social entrepreneurship initiatives and advocated for youth public policy and youth participation in peacebuilding processes. Ali’s Current role as Head of Experimentation in the Accelerator Lab is to accelerate learning through experimenting on innovative solutions. Ali has experience in peacebuilding, conflict resolution and launched the peace innovation lab in Sudan. He is part of the advisory board for development of Youth Public Policy in Sudan. He also designed and managed the Raik Shino online gaming platform to have more youth engagement in civic participation and linkages to policy makers