Atef A. Hassan

International President

Atef Hassan is a journalist, trainer and media consultant based in Cairo, Egypt. He’s been working as the Middle East Correspondent for Mergermarket, a London-based news wire for 11 years and has covered almost all major business events in Egypt as well as some in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Morocco, Tunisia,  Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Ethiopia, India and the UK. Previously, he’s worked in the Cairo office of the Saudi Al-Jazirah newspaper and on a number of local newspapers in Minya, Egypt. As a trainer, Atef has worked for numerous organizations including the Washington-based International Center for Journalists (ICFJ.) Atef is currently preparing his PhD in the use of user-generated content in the newsrooms