Reni Zhelyazkova

Project Manager, Middle East and North Africa Programme


Reni Zhelyazkova is a project manager with the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House. Reni joined Chatham House in 2016 to assist with a range of research projects related to political and security dynamics in the Gulf, Iran, North Africa and Israel and Palestine.

She previously worked on youth empowerment and community development in Jamaica and the UK, and was an intern at the European Parliament in Brussels. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Anthropology of Development from SOAS, University of London.