Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme
Abdul Rahman Alageli

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Biography

Abdul Rahman Alageli is an associate fellow at the Middle East and North Africa Programme, based in Tripoli, Libya.

Abdul Rahman began working with the stabilization team of the Libyan Prime Minister’s Office, the Military Council and the Supreme Security Committee in 2011.

He went on to be the national security file coordinator in the Office of the Libyan Prime Minister, and was also rapporteur then deputy head of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Border Security, and a member of the Libyan government's National Security Coordination Team until 2015.

He was also a non-resident fellow at the Rafik Hariri Centre for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council from 2015 to 2017.

He is a founder of the Libyan Youth Forum, one of the largest and earliest youth organizations created during 2011, as well as being a founding member of the Libyan Experts Forum and the World Economic Forums Global Shapers Hub in Tripoli. 

Abdul Rahman is a masters graduate with distinction and a fellow from the Department of War Studies in King's College London. He holds the Associateship of King's College (AKC) Award in Philosophy and Theology, and an undergraduate degree in economics and international business.

Areas of expertise

  • Libyan affairs
  • Security sector reform and DDR
  • Youth empowerment
  • ​Structural and economic reform