Speakers 2019

Sanam Vakil

Deputy Head and Senior Research Fellow, MENA Programme, Chatham House, UK

Sanam Vakil is a senior research fellow in the Middle East North Africa Programme, where she heads the Future Dynamics in the Gulf project and the Iran Forum. Sanam’s research focuses regional security, Gulf geopolitics and on future trends in Iran’s domestic and foreign policy. She is also the James Anderson professorial lecturer in the Middle East Studies department at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS Europe) in Bologna, Italy.