MA, Journalism, American University, Cairo. Formerly, co-anchored Capital Connection. Currently, Host, CNBC's "Access: Middle East" and Regional Correspondent; contributes to flagship shows as well as analysis for CNBC.com. Based in Dubai; travels across Middle East and North Africa. Reported on major events across the Arab World; on the ground in Tahrir Square during 2011 Egyptian Revolution; coverage of the Arab Spring, energy markets and the region's financial developments. Has interviewed a wide range of regional and international leaders in politics and business.