Hayder Al-Shakeri

Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme

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Hayder Al-Shakeri is a research fellow with the Middle East and North Africa programme at Chatham House.

Prior to joining Chatham House, Hayder supported the Arab regional cooperation programme in the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining. Previous to this, he worked with the United Nations and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency in Baghdad. He frequently provides commentary on Iraqi affairs on several platforms.

Hayder holds a BA in Public Administration and Political Studies from the American University of Beirut (AUB) in Lebanon and an MSc in Development Studies from SOAS, University of London in the United Kingdom.

He is also a fellow with the United Nations Alliance of Civilisations (UNAOC).