Mr. Jihad Al-Khazin
He is a Lebanese journalist who studied at the American University of Beirut.
After obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and a Master's degree in Arabic Literature, he pursued doctoral studies at Georgetown University. However, he did not complete his studies and returned to London, where he has been residing since 1975.
He worked as the Chief Editor at Reuters Agency in Beirut, and as the Editor-in-Chief of "Daily Star" in Beirut and "Arab News" in Jeddah.
He was the first Editor-in-Chief of "Al-Sharq Al-Awsat" in London and served as the Editor-in-Chief of "Al-Hayat" for ten years before dedicating himself to writing a daily political column in "Al-Hayat," in addition to another column with the name “The New Conservatives and the Zionist Christians.”
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the “Arab Thought Foundation” and the “Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Prize for Poetic Creativity”.
He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University and a member of the Advisory Board of the “Media Leader Group” at the World Economic Forum (Davos).
For several years, he served as a member of the Advisory Board of the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA).