Saad Belghazi is an international consultant on labor and social protection policy and diverse environment issues. He has been a professor at the National Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics in Rabat, Morocco (1982-2005). He has worked in several line ministries in Morocco, including the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. In 2009–10 he served at the International Labour Organization, where he led several research projects on economic growth, employment, poverty, and international labor migration. He has conducted research for the preparation of free-trade agreements in Morocco and for various sectoral studies. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Grenoble.