Anas El Gomati
Founder | General Director | Research Director, Governance and Security
As the Founder and General Director of the Sadeq Institute, Anas El Gomati brings international experience in public policy, strategic policy advisory and political analysis. He is a graduate of the Politics, History and International Relations department at Loughborough University (UK), and has since worked in the Sustainability department at an IOC and served as an advisor and publisher on Libyan affairs for several European think tanks. Among his publications is Freedom or Survival? regarding non-violent solutions to the recent Libyan conflict. Anas was recently featured as a speaker on Libyan affairs at the prestigious RIGA Conference in Latvia and the EUISS 2011 annual conference in Paris where he discussed political, foreign policy and security issues in Libya and the southern Mediterranean region. He is also a frequent and renowned commentator on Libyan and Middle Eastern affairs on Al Jazeera, France 24 (in English, French and Arabic), Sky News and several others.
Anas is fluent in English and French with capability in Arabic.
Founding Member | Senior Advisor
Osama Bouri holds a BA in Economics and Major in Econometrics from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada, as well as a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School in the U.S. As a Senior Advisor at Sadeq Institute, his role is to assist with setting policy and direction to uphold the Institute’s commitment to quality and impact. He has worked in Canada and Libya in senior-level capacities in the Investment Department at the Libyan Investment Authority and in Financial Control at BASF Wintershall in Libya.
Osama is fluent in English and Arabic.
Dr. Moez Zeiton
Founding Member | Research Director, Health
Dr. Moez Zeiton earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree from the University of Leeds and completed medical foundation training in northwestern England. Dr. Zeiton is one of the many doctors who left their bases abroad, to volunteer in Libya’s frontlines during the recent conflict. As a member of a small team of Libyan ex-patriates in the Nafusa Mountains, he helped set up field hospitals until the liberation of Tripoli in late August 2011. During his time helping war victims in Libya, he reported and documented his experiences in his article in The Lancet, frequent OpEds in The Guardian and through numerous media appearances for BBC, Al Jazeera, Sky News, France24 and CBC. Dr. Zeiton volunteered as National NGO Coordinator at the Department of International Cooperation in the Libyan Ministry of Health. He has also co-chaired the weekly health cluster coordination meetings with his counterparts at the World Health Organization (WHO) and recently completed a WHO course on Analyzing Disrupted Health Systems.
Dr. Zeiton is fluent in English and Arabic.
Founding Member | Website Developer and I.T Administration
Mohammed Debashi earned his BSc in Computer Science and MSc in Enterprise and Distributed Systems Development at Brunel University (UK). As a founding member and website manager of Sadeq Institute he brings experience in developing websites, organizational web platforms, system administration and marketing management for leading global organizations.
Mohammed is fluent in English and Arabic.
Senior Editor | English
Giorgio Mariani holds a BA in politics from Queen Mary University of London and an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies. He brings his editorial experience with various UK charities including Médecins Sans Frontières UK and Middle East Nonviolence and Democracy (MEND UK), as well as his experience working with the World Food Programme in the wake of the recent Sri Lankan civil war.
Giorgio is fluent in English, Italian and French.