Emadeddin Badi is a researcher and political analyst who focuses on governance, conflict and the political economy of Libya and the Sahel. He has worked with multiple development organizations as a consultant. He is a frequent commentator on Libyan development and his articles and analysis have been published widely. Emad is a non-resident scholar at the Counterterrorism and Extremism Program of the Middle East Institute. He is also an incoming Policy Leader Fellow at the School of Transnational Governance of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.