As Head of Middle East, Hussein analyses policy issues and trends across the digital ecosystem, with an emphasis on the Middle East and North Africa. His work has touched on bridging the digital divide, fostering innovation, disruptive technologies, and the establishment of successful public private partnerships in line with the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
Prior to joining Access Partnership, Hussein worked at various multilateral organisations including the International Telecommunications Union and the United Nation’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, where he was responsible for the ICT4SDGs initiative. He has provided advisory services for private-sector companies and think tanks on overcoming cyber security policy dilemmas. Hussein conducts business in Arabic, English, and French. He holds an MA in Security Studies from King’s College London and a BA in International Relations from the Geneva School of Diplomacy.