Title: International Relations Specialist
Related programs: Geopolitics and International Relations
Area of expertise: Geopolitics of the Middle East and North Africa, Islamic studies, Shia studies, Islam in France
Akram Zaoui is an international relations specialist at the Policy Center for the New South, where he focuses on the geopolitical dynamics of the Middle East and North Africa. After several experiences in international organization, in consulting firms and investment funds, carried out, in particular in United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Tunisia, he devoted himself for almost 2 years to the issue of Islam of France. In this context, he has contributed to academic productions as well as to missions in the field or in the coordination, preparation and evaluation of the action of different actors involved in the issue (public institutions, private operators, civil society organizations and personalities, media, ministers of religion, academics, from different countries, European or not). He holds Masters degree from HEC Paris (Grande Ecole Program) and Sciences Po (Dual Degree in Corporate and Public Management) as well as a degree in history from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.