Imad Mesdoua is a political analyst. He currently works as a Senior Manager at Africa Matters Limited (AML) where he specialises in North Africa and West Africa.
Imad Mesdoua is a political analyst. He currently works as a Senior Manager at Africa Matters Limited (AML) where he specialises in North Africa and West Africa. He works closely with clients in the oil and gas, power and financial services sectors. Imad regularly travels to the regions he covers to meet with senior political, diplomatic and private sector stakeholders. He has a thorough understanding for strategic policy and security issues affecting business and investment in North and West Africa.
He regularly provides on-air analyses as a guest commentator for the BBC, Al Jazeera and France 24. Imad has also been interviewed on current affairs in the Financial Times, Newsweek, Reuters, Bloomberg, and the AFP.
Imad previously worked as a consultant in the MENA region, advising political officials, electoral candidates and international organisations, on policy, public relations strategy and political communication. He has appeared as an expert witness before several parliamentary hearings (UK House of Commons 2013 and UK House of Lords 2015) and regularly attends conferences as a speaker. He holds a master's degree in International Public Policy from the University College London (UCL) and is fluent in Arabic, French, English and Spanish.