Iraqi Economists Network

شبكة الاقتصاديين العراقيين

Iraqi Experts


                                         ZAID ABDUL-HADI HABA, Ph.D.

Download PDF: CV-Dec 2012- ZAH



PhD. Microwaves                                                                                                  University College London, UK

M.Sc. Microwaves                                                                                                  University College London, UK

B.Sc. (Honours), Electrical Engineering                                                               Imperial College London, UK




ITIL ver 3


Advanced Training

PMP, ITIL ver3, Project Management, ERP, Information Systems, Databases, Programming, Networking



Information Technology                                             IT Strategic Planning                    Data Centre Operations

Software Development/Engineering                       System Implementation                        Local Area Network

Desktop Technology                                                       Project Lifecycle                                 Disaster Recovery

Telecommunications Technology                            Enterprise Architecure                                    User Training


                                                                           PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

-Head, Information Technology, International Center For Agricultural Research In The Dry Areas (ICARDA), Aleppo, Syria, 1992 – 1999 and 2001– 2010

-Head, Information Technology Services, Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE), Vienna, Austria, 1999 – 2001

-Manager, Algorithmic Computer Consultants, Vienna, Austria, 1990 – 1992

-Director, Computer Services, Kuwait University, Kuwait, 1988-1990

-Senior Consultant, Data Processing Service, ADNOC, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 1985-1988

-Head, Data Services Department, OPEC, Vienna, Austria, 1982-1984     

-Director, Computer Services, State Company for Oil Projects (SCOP), Baghdad, Iraq, 1974-1982                   

-Post-Doctoral Fellow, Strathclyde University, Scotland, UK, 1973

Research Assistant, University College London, UK, 1970-1972

Assistant Lecturer, College of Engineering, Baghdad University, 1967-1970


Achieved success through:

– Establishing and directing Information Technology departments and projects.

– Developing and implementing Information Systems / Technology Strategies

– Planning and managing Projects to optimize productivity/results and meet deadlines.                           

– Controlling budgets, resources and IT operations to minimize operating costs.

Evaluating systems, applications software and tools, PCs, peripherals, networking and communication devices.

– Designing information systems and databases, IT local area and wide area networks and communication links.                                                                  

– Solving complex software and hardware requirements.

– Building strong working relationships at all levels of the organization to gain individuals’ trust and cooperation.

– Persuasive communication in the selling of ideas, change and solutions.

– Problem/issue identification, investigation, analysis and decisive resolution.



Member, Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), USA, Project Management Institute (PMI), USA

Chartered Member, Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK, Chartered Member, British Computer Society (BCS), UK

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