Ayham Kamel

Practice Head, Middle East and North Africa
Eurasia Group

Ayham Kamel


Ayham Kamel is the head of Eurasia Group’s Middle East and North Africa global research team. Mr. Kamel’s work focuses on US/Russian influence in the Middle East, economic transitions and liberalization, GCC-Iran relations, intra-state civil conflicts, energy policy, the Islamic State. He is a regular contributor to foreign policy expert discussions in the US and Europe. Mr. Kamel has testified before the British House of Lords on geopolitical shifts in the Middle East. He is also a regular speaker at international conferences and think tank discussions on global security issues and Middle East affairs. Mr. Kamel appears frequently on Bloomberg, CNBC, BBC, and Al Jazeera. He earned his MA in Foreign Service from Georgetown University as a Fulbright Scholar, a BS degree in Business Administration, and BA in International Relations from the Lebanese American University.

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2019