Alexandra Lewis is a Lecturer in Education, Conflict and International Development, working out of the University College London (UCL) Institute of Education.
Glada Lahn is a Senior Research Fellow in the Energy, Environment and Resources Programme at Chatham House. She has a background in Middle East studies and a special focus on economic and environmental governance in oil and gas exporting countries and in sustainable delivery models in humanitarian crises.
Matthew Karnitschnig is POLITICO’s chief Europe correspondent, based in Berlin. He joined the publication in 2015 from the Wall Street Journal, where he spent 15 years in a variety of positions as a reporter and editor in the U.S. and Europe.
Timothy E. Kaldas is a non-resident fellow at TIMEP focusing on political analysis. His research interests include transitional politics in Egypt, regime survival strategies, and US-Egyptian relations. Beyond Egypt, his research examines the social and political history of sectarianism in Iraq, US policy towards the Arab-Israeli conflict, and discrimination against Muslim Europeans, particularly in France. He is a visiting professor at Nile University in Cairo. Mr. Kaldas holds an MA in Arab Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.
Nadina Iacob is a Researcher within the Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation, and Digital Economy unit (GRID) at CEPS. Her research interests lie particularly in the potential of the digital transformation and its implications across a variety of policy areas. Nadina has been involved in research projects for EU institutions, such as the interim evaluation of the ISA programme for DG DIGIT, and has contributed to a comprehensive analysis of the competitiveness of the EU which resulted in a book, “Hidden Treasures.
As MENA Program Director at International Crisis Group, Joost Hiltermann leads the organisation’s research, analysis, policy prescription and advocacy in and about the region. Previously, he was Crisis Group’s Chief Operating Officer (2013-2014), in which capacity he was responsible for the oversight and management of the organisation’s programs and operations around the world.
Senior fellow at The Century Foundation. He is also a non-resident senior fellow at the Reiss Center on Law and Security at New York University School of Law. Hanna works on issues of international security, international law, and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and South Asia.