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ohamed El Dahshan is the founder of OXCON, a consulting firm focusing on fragile and post-conflict countries; he is also a non-resident Fellow with the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy in DC, and  cofounder of Afrilanthropy, a philanthropic advisory firm. Mohamed has over a decade of work in the development field, through international organisations such as the UN, the African Development Bank, and others, as well as national governments, working primarily in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa, with a particular expertise on fragile and post-conflict states.

Mohamed was selected to be a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda expert Councils, and a UN Alliance of Civilizations Fellow.
He is an award-winning writer and academic, and is listed as one of the “100 Africa Future Economic Leaders”, as well as the “100 Most Powerful Arabs under 40” by various organisations.
Mohamed is a graduate of Oxford, Harvard, Sciences-Po Paris, and Cairo University.
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About Me

BBC News came to hang out with me at work one day

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Policy research and publications

Below is a selection of recent policy papers, academic publications, and book chapters.


(Very amateur) Photography

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