- Director, Head of Middle East and North Africa, World Economic Forum
MA in International Studies, University of Reading, UK; Arabic Language Certificate, Kuwait University. 2003-07, Assistant, then Director, American Center, US Embassy, Prague, responsible for managing public information programmes ranging from expert conferences to academic competitions and publications. 2007-11, Public Diplomacy Specialist, US Embassy in Baghdad, responsible for relations with Iraqi media and for a number of education and cultural projects. Since 2011, Acting Director, Head of Middle East and North Africa, World Economic Forum, responsible for the design of MENA summits and for the coordination of the Forum's Arab Business Council. Author of articles on Middle East politics and economics for Czech print media. Expertise: public diplomacy in the Muslim world; international relations of the Mediterranean; the role of think tanks in transitional societies.