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Mhammed Dryef

Title: Senior Fellow

Area of expertise: Governance, Public policy, Urbanism

M’hammed Dryef is Senior Fellow at the Policy Center for the New South, affiliate professor at the Faculty of Governance, Economic and Social Sciences of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), and Special Advisor at the Public Policy School (UM6P). 
He has held several responsibility positions including: Chief of Staff at the Ministry of the Interior, Governor Director of the Casablanca Urban Agency, Director General for National Security, Director General for Urban Planning and Territorial Planning, Wali-Director General for Interior Affairs, and Wali of Fez, Casablanca, and Laayoune. In addition, M’hammed Dryef has published a book on urbanization in Morocco as well as various studies on decentralization, regionalization, and the evaluation of public policies. He holds a PHD in Public Law from the University of Grenoble, a diploma from the National School of Public Administration and a post graduate diploma in private law.