Sheira Omar

Research Associate - Libya Initiative

    Omar Sheira is a Research Associate at the Middle East Directions Programme of the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies. He is the acting Training Manager of the Libya Initiative’s Mentorship Programme, which focuses on helping a team of Libya-based junior analysts develop policy research. He primarily oversees the management of the team, delivering training sessions to equip them with the skills to produce research, and supervising their research progress from inception to publication. Omar has previously worked at Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies in Cairo. His research has focused on quantitative approaches to security in Egypt and state-building in the Middle East.