Imad Mesdoua is a political risk consultant specialising in the Maghreb (North Africa) and West Africa. Imad monitors political, business, and security risks in these regions. He regularly provides on-air analyses as a guest commentator for the BBC, Al Jazeera and France 24. Imad has also been interviewed on current affairs in the Financial Times, Newsweek, Reuters, Bloomberg, and the AFP.
Imad previously worked as a freelance political consultant in the MENA region, advising political officials, electoral candidates and international organisations, on policy, public relations strategy and political communication.
Imad has appeared as an expert witness before several parliamentary hearings and regularly attends conferences as a speaker. He holds a master's degree in International Public Policy from the University College London (UCL) and is fluent in Arabic, French, English and Spanish.