Zabihullah Barakzai is the Deputy Country Representative for Samuel Hall's Afghanistan office. He has more than 10 years of experience in management, business development, and socio-economic research. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Dunya University and a specialization Diploma in Migration Management and Development from UNU-Merit and Maastricht Graduate School of Governance. He has contributed to several research projects as a researcher on the topic of migration, economics, development, women’s rights, children, and youth. Prior to joining Samuel Hall, he worked in legal aid, technology, and logistics sectors.