Meet the amazing people who make papr possible through their energy, experience,
and dedication to pursuing our goals.

Dr. Hussein Zanaty

PhD, Innovative Education and Creative Thinking Expert in Japan, Egyptian

MG (retd). Usama Mahmoud Mohammad KABIER

A Strategy, Security & Defence – Advisor, at C&SC/ Military Academy for Postgraduate and Strategic Studies of Egypt.

Ahmed Magdy Megaly

DBA researcher (A professional Doctorate researcher in Business Administration) in Supply Chain Management & Logistics at Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT).

Prof. Tomonori Yoshizaki

Vice President for Academic Affairs, National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS), Japan MoD

Sayed Ghoneim, PhD, MG(Ret.)

Chairman IGSDA (UAE), Visiting Scholar in International Relations & International Security in several countries, (Egyptian)

Eunbee Kim

Associate Professor / Army Lieutenant Colonel (active)

Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi

Project Assistant Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology of the University of Tokyo

Major. Eunbee Kim

PhD, Associate Professor, National Defense College, Seoul, (Republic of Korea)

Omar Ali

Political Economy Researcher, IGSDA, Amsterdam (American Egyptian)

Ahmed Adel Abdelaal

PhD Researcher in Strategic Science at The Military Academy for Post-Graduate and Strategic Studies of Egypt

Raquel Pereira de Camargo

Administration, Protocol & Coordination Officer, Brazil

Brigadier General (Retd) Khaled Elbotaty

Director of Security & Safety (Group of Companies) in Egypt, Research & Studies Support (Egyptian)

Jehad Fathy Behery

Researcher & Coordinator, IGSDA – Online (Egyptian)

BrigGen (Ret). Ahmed Abdelghaffar

Crisis Management & Homeland Security Consultant & Operations Officer at IGSDA (Egyptian)


Professor of Religion and Global Security at the RCAST, U-Tokyo, Japan

Commander (Retd). Ilkka Haapalinna

PHD, Strategist, Defence & Economy (Finland)

Colonel (Retd) Ralph Thiele

Security & Defense Expert, Chairman at Political-Military Society, Germany

Rear Admiral, USN(Ret) Gary W. Rosholt

Senior Strategist, President, L3 Technologies Saudi Arabia LLC (American)

Yehya Serag (PhD)

Professor of Urban & Regional Planning, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Dr. Samantha Newbery

Reader in International Security, University of Salford, United Kingdom

(Late) Dr. Chikara HASHIMOTO

Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations at The University of Sharjah, UAE, (Japanese)

John Siko (D Litt et Phil)

Senior Strategist on Africa, Dubai (American/French)

Ahmed Mahgoub

Senior Manager – Asharq News/ SRMG and Socio-Politico Researcher at IGSDA

Brigadier General (Ret). Zaidan Negresh

Strategist, National Security & Defence at IGSDA (Jordan)

Major General (ret). Yasser Hashem

Senior Researcher and Lecturer of National Security & Defence (Egypt)

Serge Stroobants

Director of Operations for Europe & MENA of the Institute for Economics and Peace team., Assistant-Professor at Vesalius College in Brussels, Belgian

Brigadier General Giuseppe MORABITO

Italian, Army, Director of the Rome Capital Civil Protection Department

Major General (Retd) Ahmed Kamel

Senior Strategist, Security & Defence – Advisor, Military Doctrine at C&SC (Egypt)

Dr. Matteo Gerlini

Scientific qualification as full professor in History of international relations

Major General (Ret). Hamdy Bekhiet

Advisor and Emeritus Professor (National Security & Strategic Defense) at Nasser’s Higher Military Academy, Former Member of The Parliament of Egypt

Major General (Retd) Mohamed Abdel Salam

Senior Researcher, Military Education & Doctrine at C&SC (Egypt)

Sayed Ghoneim

PhD, MG(Ret.), Chairman IGSDA (UAE), Visiting Scholar at Royal Military Academy, Brussels, (Egyptian), located at Abu Dhabi

Prof. Sameh S. Ali

Global Health Security Expert – Head of the Research Unit – Oncology – Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357, Cairo (Egyptian)

Dr. Mohamed Elguindy

Cyber Security Expert, Egypt


PhD, Associate Professor at University of Wollongong in Dubai (French)

Lieutenant General (Ret.) Italian Army (Bat) Giorgio Battisti

Lieutenant General (Ret.) Italian Army (Bat) Giorgio Battisti

Prof. Marc Lavergne

Emeritus Head Researcher, National Center for Scientific Research, Arab and Mediterranean Studies Dept, University of Tours (France)

Dr. Samir Farag

Senior Strategist, Security & Defense Advisory Board of Egypt, Major General Egypt Army(Retd), Former Governor of Luxor, (Egyptian)

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