- King’s College, London and SOAS alumni.
- Former BBC journalist
- Co-founder & former chief editor of Barada TV, Syria’s first opposition news channel.
- Expert on Syrian & Middle Eastern affairs.
- Contributor to New Statesman, Foreign Policy, Sunday Times and The Majalla.
- Interviewed extensively on BBC, CNN, CBS, Sky News and Al-Jazeera.
- Credited consultant on two Emmy award-winning Channel 4/PBS documentaries.
- Quoted widely in newspaper and magazine publications.
- Currently writing, researching and consulting.
- Location: London & Antakya.