Koert Debeuf

Koert Debeuf is the Director of TIMEP Europe, bringing 20 years of experience in European and Middle East politics. Mr. Debeuf was advisor, speechwriter and spokesperson of the Prime Minister of Belgium, Director of the Belgian think tank Prometheus, and served in the European Parliament as Chief of Staff of the President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE). ALDE sent Mr. Debeuf to Cairo in 2011 to observe the Arab Spring, where he lived in from 2011 to 2016, traveling extensively through the Middle East and North Africa. He is a founding member of the pro-European Spinelli Group and of the Arab Leaders for Freedom and Democracy. Mr. Debeuf is the author of Inside the Arab Revolution: Three Years on the Front Line of the Arab Spring, and has had articles published in North American, European, and Arabic newspapers and magazines. Mr. Debeuf holds an M.A. in history from the universities of Leuven and Bologna, and is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict at Oxford University. You can follow him on Twitter: @koertdebeuf

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