Eman Ebed Alkadi
Eman is an associate in Eurasia Group's Middle East & North Africa practice, where she focuses on the GCC and other Arabian Peninsula states. She received an MSc in comparative politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA (honors) in political science and BA (minor) in economics from Queen's University in Canada.
Most recently, Eman worked as an associate at the Office of Strategic Affairs of the Crown Prince Court in Abu Dhabi, where she was part of a strategic advisory team for H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed as well as other senior members of the Abu Dhabi government. Prior to this, she worked as a consultant and project manager for Adam Smith International in the UK, an international governance and economic consultancy. Her assignments included working with Yemen's Aid Harmonization and Alignment Unit on its performance management; with the Afghan Civil Service Commission on its Management Capacity Program; and in Georgia supporting civil society and media organizations to develop mechanisms by which they can hold the government accountable for its use of public finances.
Eman has also traveled extensively in the Middle East and has worked on capacity building projects for civil society organizations, primarily focusing on the role of ICTs in empowering Arab youth. She is fluent in French, Arabic and Romanian, speaks Italian, and is learning Mandarin.