Adam Eshahawi – Co-Founder –

Adam is an English-qualified lawyer, having trained at international law firm DLA Piper. Adam’s legal training includes financial services regulation, international trade law, government affairs, dispute resolution and construction contracts. Adam has worked extensively on matters for large institutional MENA clients, including advising a MENA-based sovereign wealth fund and the central bank of a MENA country. As a proficient Arabic speaker, Adam has worked with the EU delegation in Libya and for Ana Gomes MEP at the European Parliament.

See further highlights of Adam’s recent experience here.


Munir Al Akari – Co-Founder –

As a native Arabic and English speaker, Munir has gained experience at consultancies in London and Brussels producing strategic, MENA-focused analysis for multinational companies. Munir has a strong research background, having earned an M.Phil in Conflict from Trinity College Dublin and a Graduate Diploma from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He has gained broad institutional experience working at the Irish Mission to the UN in New York, the UN World Food Programme in Rome, the Central Bank of Libya and the European Parliament, where he covered session at the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

See further highlights of Munir’s recent experience here.