Hussein Khirfan joined USAID SCHEP in January 2017 as the Tourism Development Lead. Hussein graduated from Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (Venice, Italy) with a degree in Architecture. He is a professional tourism development expert with extensive experience in tourism production and experience development. Hussein served in both public and private sectors in Italy and Jordan. As SCHEP’s Tourism Development Lead, he works to enhance the sustainability and capitalization of SCHEP sites, utilizing their heritage and tourism potential and developing products, experiences, initiatives, and MSEs to encourage the long-term engagement of local communities in cultural heritage management.