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Middle East & North Africa

Middle East & North Africa
Regional Head

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  • Lena Gomer
    Lena Gomer
    Regional co-Director MENA
Lena Gomer
Regional co-Director MENA

Lena Gomer is IFAIR’s regional co-director for “Middle East & North Africa” (MENA).

Lena currently completes a master’s degree in Near and Middle Eastern Studies and Intensive Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Münster in Islamic Studies and Economics. Besides the regional focus of her studies, Lena has collected valuable experiences by living in Jordan for volunteering and an internship at a local organization – the Arab Water Countries Utilities Association (ACWUA). Lena speaks German, English, Arabic and French.

Contact: lena.gomer@ifair.eu

  • Eimen Hamedat
    Eimen Hamedat
    Regional co-Director MENA
Eimen Hamedat
Regional co-Director MENA

Eimen Hamedat is regional co-director for “MENA”.

Eimen studies Social Sciences with a focus on Political Sciences at RTWH Aachen University and currently writes his bachelor’s thesis about the political influence of faith-based lobby organisations on the politics of the European Union. In 2016, Eimen has spent a semester abroad studying International & Global Studies at the RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. He has interned with the European Parliament in Brussels and the German Parliament in Berlin. Furthermore, he worked for a consultancy specialised in the fields of environmental and energy technology. He is founder and CEO of an IT Start-Up based in Aachen, Germany. Eimen speaks German, English, French and Arabic.

Contact: eimen.hamedat@ifair.eu