After having conducted several projects on education and mine action, Naeem is now in charge of research coordination, development, and outreach in Afghanistan and beyond. Prior to joining Samuel Hall, Naeem worked for a news company in Delhi and for the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin. He also assisted on field research projects on political transition in South Sudan and on piracy in the Horn of Africa and was in charge of communications at the Carnegie Middle East Centre in Beirut. Naeem holds a BA in War Studies with Honours from King’s College London and an MSc in International Public Policy from University College London. He is a member of NORIA and the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy network.