Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

Sultan is a UAE based commentator on Arab Affairs writing for numerous local and international publications including The National, Gulf News, New York Times, the Financial Times, Foreign Policy, Open Democracy, the Independent and the Guardian.  He tweets prolifically @SultanAlQassemi and has over 270,000 followers and was listed in the ‘140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2011’ by Time magazine.

He is a former non-resident Fellow at the Mohamed Bin Rashid School of Government in Dubai 2009-2012, and a former lecturer at the Dubai Men’s College. He received a Master’s Degree in Global Banking and Finance from the European Business School where he graduated with distinction in 2004 and a BSc in International Business Administration from the American University of Paris.