Tarek Osman is an author. His first book was the international bestseller “Egypt on the Brink” (Yale, 2010). In 2017, Yale published his second book “Islamism: A History of Political Islam”. He wrote and presented several BBC documentary series, including: “The Making of the Modern Arab World” (2013), “Islam Divided” (2015), “Stirring A Revolution (2012), and “Minds at War: The Story of Gertrude Bell” (2016). Since 2012, he has been the senior political counsellor for the Arab World at the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD).