• Nasser Boladai

    Nasser Boladai

    Mr Nasser Boladai currently holds the UNPO Presidency seat and is the spokesperson of Congress of Nationalities for a Federal Iran (CNFI) and Balochistan People’s Party (BPP).

  • Cengiz Candar

    Cengiz Candar

    Cengiz Candar is currently a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Stockholm University Department of Asian, Middle Eastern, Turkish Studies.

  • Karwan Jamal Tahir

    Karwan Jamal Tahir

    His Excellency Karwan Jamal Tahir is Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) High Representative to the United Kingdom.

  • David Hartwell

    David Hartwell

    David Hartwell is the Director of Middle East Insider. Prior to founding Middle East Insider, David was a manager and senior political and security risk analyst at IHS Jane’s.

  • Dr Cengiz Gunes

    Dr Cengiz Gunes

    Dr Cengiz Gunes currently works as an associate lecturer at the Open University, UK, and is the author of 'The Kurdish National Movement in Turkey: From Protest to Resistance'

  • Jonathan Friedman

    Jonathan Friedman

    Jonathan Friedman is an assistant director at global risk consultancy Stroz Friedberg, where he advises investors in Turkey and the Middle East on political, security and reputational risks.

  • Dr Neil Quilliam

    Dr Neil Quilliam

    Dr Neil Quilliam is the acting head of the  Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Programme at Chatham House.

  • Atilla Balikci

    Atilla Balikci

    Atilla Balikci is currently a researcher in the Centre for Criminal Law and Criminology within Paris Nanterre University where he pursues a PhD project of his own on the ‘criminalisation of social movements’.