Previous Experience

Ahmed Elsayed worked in different research roles with research institutes, think tanks and human rights organisations in Cairo, Berlin and Washington DC. His work focused on armed groups, democratisation, human rights, civil society, extremism and conflict transformation in the Middle East.

Completed Projects

Salafi-jihadi groups – (De)escalation trajectories and dialogue options, funded by the German Foundation for Peace Research (DSF)


Academic Degrees

Hertie School (Berlin, Germany), Master of Public Policy, May 2019.

Maastricht School of Management (Maastricht, the Netherlands), Diploma in Project Management, Dec. 2015.

University of East Anglia (Norwich, the United Kingdom), Master of Arts with Distinction in Politics, Dec. 2014.