Ahmad Azem

Head of the Strategic Affairs Unit, the Prime Minister’s Office, State of Palestine,

Ahmad Jamil Azem is a member of the PLO’s Palestinian Central Council. He is the Head of the Strategic Affairs Unit in the Palestinian Prime Minister’s Office and an assistant Professor of Political Science in Birzeit University. Holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Edinburgh. He was also a senior fellow at the School of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge. Previously, he worked for about ten years at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research in Abu Dhabi. Has authored and co-authored around 20 books and research papers. For 15 years, Azem was a columnist in several newspapers.