CEO of the Shaikh Group and Former Director of the Brookings Doha,
Salman Shaikh is the Founder and CEO of The Shaikh Group (TSG). Before establishing TSG, he was the director of the Brookings Institution’s Doha Center, where his research focused on conflict resolution, domestic policy, and geopolitics of the Middle East. Shaikh has extensive experience working with the United Nations as a Special Assistant and Political Adviser in various offices. Shaikh also served as Director for Policy and Research in the private office of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bin Nasser al-Missned, the Consort of the former Emir of the State of Qatar. He has been featured in key publications and media broadcasts, including CNN, BBC, Sky New, Al Jazeera, and NBC, and he has published commentaries with Foreign Policy, The New York Times, The Daily Beast, The Christian Science Monitor, and others.