Zabihullah Barakzai is the Deputy Country Manager – Administration for Samuel Hall's Afghanistan office. He has more than 10 years of experience in Administration, Logistics, Procurement, Human Resources, Finance and Field Research. He joined Samuel Hall in 2012 in the field of Admin and Logistics Assistant. Later, he was promoted to senior positions in the administraiton, Finance and Research Departments. He has an extensive knowledge of government relations especially with regards to Afghanistan taxation, visa, work permit, licensing etc. 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 received HR Champion Award on the 2nd HR Champion Talk in 2019 organized by IBS, AALLC and Afghanistan Center for Excellece. He has also contributed to several migration, women’s rights and youth research projects for Samuel Hall.