Tarek Osman

Author, Analyst


Tarek Osman is an author, essayist, documentary maker, and the EBRD's senior political counsellor for the Arab World. He is the author of "Islamism: A History of Political Islam from the Fall of the Ottoman Empire to the Rise of ISIS", and the international bestseller "Egypt on the Brink". His BBC documentary series include "The Making of the Modern Arab World", "Sands of Time: A History of Saudi Arabia", and "Islam Divided: Sunni-Shia". He advises the EBRD's Board and senior management on the geopolitics, politics, and political economy of the Arab world.