Mohammed Khalfan Al-Sawwafi

Non-Resident Fellow, International Relations

Mr. Mohammed Al-Sawwafi is the Director of the Parliamentary Media Department in the UAE’s Federal National Council. He has worked at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) as a Researcher in Gulf affairs, Editor in the Media Department, and as Director, Publications Department, at the ECSSR. He holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from Coventry University, UK.

Mr. Al-Sawwafi writes articles in several Emirati newspapers on issues related to Political Islam and Iran. His articles have appeared in Al-Ittihad, Al-Bayan, and Al-Ain newspapers. He also writes a monthly column in the National Shield magazine, the Soldier’s Magazine, and the Emirates Culture magazine. Mr. Al-Sawwafi also frequently appears in television talk shows and shares his views on the UAE’s foreign policy.