8x8 Women | Rose M. Alissi

Rose M. Alissi

With more than 24 years of experience in leadership positions in both corporate and NGO. Alissi is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The American Chamber of Commerce in Jordan (AmCham-Jordan). Alissi helped AmCham-Jordan in solidifying the organization’s presence within Jordan building on the previous success of the organization.

Prior to Ms. Alissi’s current position, Rose held multiple appointments from Vice President at Jordan Dubai Capital and General Manager of International Fairs Promotion (IFP) of Jordan, a trade promotion company.

Alissi worked as the National Program Coordinator of the Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) and Expand Your Business (EYB) Programs, an (ILO) and (UNDP) SME Development program. Alissi also worked as a consultant for the USAID/ Tourism development project for 3 years in addition to other business development and policy consultancy.

A social entrepreneur, Alissi served on international and local NGO boards such as Operation Smile and Save the Children.

Educationally, Alissi has a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from the University of Jordan, in addition to on-campus studies in Law, UNICTAD's capacity-building, Empretec Entrepreneurship training program, and the Certified Association Executive (CAE) training with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) based in Washington, D.C.