Consulting Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme
Haid Haid
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Haid Haid is a Syrian columnist and researcher who focuses on security policies, conflict resolution, Kurdish and Islamist movements. Prior to that, he was a programme manager on Syria and Iraq at the Heinrich Böll Stiftung-Middle East Office in Beirut. He also worked as a senior community services-protection assistant at UNHCR- Damascus office. He has a BA in Sociology, a post graduate diploma in counseling, an MA in social development and has just completed another MA in conflict resolution at King's College.  


  • Conflict resolution
  • Security policies
  • Islamist movements
  • Syrian Kurds
  • Refugees


2016-17Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
2012-15Program Manager, Heinrich Böll Stiftung - Beirut Office
2007-12Team Leader, UNHCR - Damascus Office
2003-06Research Assistant, Research and Strategic Studies Centre - Aleppo


Broadcast experience

BBC, Channel 4, Vice News, Al Jazzera English, France 24. TRT World. 


  • Arabic (broadcast)
  • English (broadcast)