Anja Engen

Policy Analyst, Emerging Markets

Anja is passionate about engaging debate and critical thinking on the relationship between politics and technology, as well as how tech may support sustainable development and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Meet Anja

Anja works as a Policy Analyst for the Middle East in our Policy Implementation pillar.

Anja is a political scientist specialising in the Middle East and techno-politics. Prior to joining Access Partnership, she gained experience in  humanitarian work and diplomacy, most notably her work for the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She has broad on-the-ground exposure to the Middle East, especially in the Gulf region.

Anja holds an MSc in Politics of the Middle East with Arabic from SOAS and two BA degrees in Middle Eastern Studies and Political Science from the University of Oslo. She is passionate about engaging debate and critical thinking on the relationship between politics and technology, as well as how tech may support sustainable development and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Expertise
  • – Policy Implementation